Registered Nurse - Medical Imaging

Date: 14 Sep 2023

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:


The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Pediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.


About the Role:


This is a Permanent Full Time position within the Medical Imaging department. You will be responsible for ensuring that clinical practice and delivery of care is consistent with RCH and Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia Standards. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based practice across a range of contexts, to facilitate optimal health outcomes; performing self-assessment of scope of practice and competence related to assigned responsibilities as discussed with the care delivery team; retaining responsibility for individual actions and accountability for care provided. 


Medical Imaging nurses care for children with ages ranging from the newborn to the young person. The nursing role combines the care of the child and family with the demands of complex diagnostic and interventional radiology and cardiology imaging procedures.


  • Schedule: Nine-day fortnight, Monday - Friday nine-hour shifts with an on-call service for out of hours emergencies.


What you'll achieve:

  • Fulfil duty of care while understanding and practicing within own scope of practice in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia guidelines
  • Integrates nursing and health care knowledge, skills, and attitudes to provide safe and effective care.
  • Conducts a comprehensive and systematic nursing assessmentto improve the quality of nursing care


Classification for this position will range from YP4 - YP9 (base salary $72,945.60 to $95,378.40 per annum, plus superannuation)


Your skills and experience:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)record/Profession al practice Portfolio
  • Recent experience in an acute, medical, surgical, and/or specialty area of nursing is desirable 
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and autonomously as necessary
  • Demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible to changing priorities and environment


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


The Department:

The Medical Imaging Department provides imaging services for both inpatient and outpatients across a range of modalities which include conventional x-ray, CT, MRI, MR PET, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Cardiac Catheter Lab, DSA and Fluoroscopy. As a Registered Nurse you will contribute to our service working alongside a dedicated multidisciplinary team.


What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Parkville location and close to public transport
  • Discounted on-site car parking


Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application process:

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!


For more information about this position please contact Nicola Craze, Nurse Unit Manager on Ph: 03 9345 6992


Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 12 October 2023