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Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

Registered Nurse – PICU

Employment:        Full Time / Part Time / Ongoing

Salary:                   $68,275.60 - $87,282.00

Location:               Parkville - Hub of the medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital


The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. 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/.

We currently have a number of ongoing employment opportunities available for Registered Nurses to join our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit in July 2021. This is a great opportunity for AHPRA Registered Nurses to transition into Critical Care through the ACPIC (Advancing Competencies in Paediatric Intensive Care) Program. The ACPIC is an intensive, challenging and fast paced program that attracts the attention of motivated nurses who are active participants in driving their own learning.

 

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne is a 22 bedded unit, providing critical care health services to infants, children and adolescents in Victoria and extends to the Southern New South Wales, Tasmania and other states around Australia and overseas.

 

Our PICU services include:

  • Speciality Critical Care Practice for both Medical and Surgical Children
  • Specialist Paediatric Critical Care Trauma Services
  • Pre- and Post-Operative care for Cardiac Surgery including Heart Failure and Transplant
  • Pre- and Post-Operative Care of Organ Transplantation
  • An Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation Service
  • Renowned PICU Research Team

 

PICU offers flexible rostering options, as 12-hour shifts may be available. You will continue to be provided with ongoing support and development within the critical care setting from an experienced Nursing Education and Research team. There are several established pathways to advanced roles within PICU and the RCH offers Post Graduate Nursing Scholarship Program.

 

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)
  • 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 speciality area of nursing
  • Minimum of 12 months current experience as a Paediatric Intensive Care Nurse

 

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 clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 25 December 2021.