Registered Nurse - High Dependency Unit

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) will enable you to have a fantastic work/life balance and rapidly pursue your career goals.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/RNTAMBOHDU1723897
Closing Date: 31-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - Tambo HDU - May 2023.pdf (PDF, 550KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Rebecca Hall
03 5150 3359

Position Details

A number of opportunities have arisen at BRHS to join our dedicated high dependency nursing team and enjoy a rewarding, friendly and supportive work environment which offers a range of opportunities for progression.

Why should you Apply?

  • Opportunities to work towards Clinical Nurse Specialist career path
  • Develop your leadership skills in a supportive team
  • Use your specialist nursing skills to full capacity across a wide range of patient presentations
  • Scholarship program opportunities to support your learning and progression
  • Enjoy affordable living and gain time back in your day to explore our regions natural assets including the Gippsland Lakes, beaches, national parks and snowfields

The Contracts: Ongoing, Full Time or Part Time contracts are available with contracted hours negotiable to meet your needs. Please include your availability in your application. 

The Positions:

In this role you will work in modern surroundings in our combined Medical/Surgical Ward consisting of 34 beds with a 4 bed higher acuity area. Care is provided for a large spectrum of medical conditions as well as post-operative care for gynaecology, urology, gastroenterology and general surgery patients. The ward has facilities for cardiac monitoring via both mobile telemetry units and fixed monitors. As part of a multifaceted clinical environment you will be exposed to a broad range of patient presentations and clinical situations providing great opportunities to grow your skills.

What you need:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • 3 years of recent acute nursing experience
  • High Dependancy (HDU, CCU, ICU or ED, Advanced Medical/Surgical) experience is highly desirable
  • Excellent clinical assessment skills with the ability to apply the escalation of care principles.
  • Excellent care planning skills with a good understanding of and commitment to providing patient-centred care with a compassionate approach.

See the position description for the full key selection criteria


For more information contact: Rebecca Hall, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3359

View the full position description and application details at

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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