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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

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Date: 25-Mar-2021

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.


The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


  • Part Time and Full Time, Ongoing opportunities
  • Salary: $65,275.60- $87,282.00
  • Hub of medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital
  • Provide urgent medical care to newborns through to adolescents


The Role:

The Emergency Department at The Royal Children's Hospital operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing urgent medical care to children and adolescents. The Department sees approximately 88,000 patients each year. 


The Department is staffed by medical, nursing, clerical, allied health (eg social work, mental health workers etc) and administrative staff as well as ward services assistants. As a Registered Nurse on the ward you will work collaboratively with this multidisciplinary team. Our clinical area comprises of four Resuscitation rooms, 26 cubicles, four Procedure rooms and is closely associated with the Radiology Department and Dolphin Medical Short Stay. 


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • Recent experience in an acute, medical, surgical, and/or speciality area of nursing. 
  • Previous experience in Emergency and/or Paediatrics would be highly regarded.
  • Evidence of on-going professional development as reflected in Professional Practice Portfolio.


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


To view the position description, please click here.


Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by selecting “apply now”

Applications close 22 April 2021