Position Details
Reference Number 33430
Position Title Registered Nurses - SCN/NICU - Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual, Temporary Full Time, Temporary Part Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

Roles – Multiple Positions Available

  • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) Nurses/Midwives (recent/current NICU experience required, NICU qualifications highly desirable)
  • Special Care Nursery (SCN) Nurses/Midwives 

Your Role

As a Nurse you will work at the forefront of the provision of high quality nursing care to patients on a day-to-day basis and specialise in NICU and/or SCN. With the opening of the new Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s (JKWC) service, become part of the expanding and leading edge Western Health Woman & Children’s team.

Our ideal candidates will have:

  • Registration as Midwife and/or Nurse with AHPRA
  • Enthusiasm to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience across the scope of practice and understanding of midwifery and/or nursing issues
  • Great communication skills
  • Most importantly, a commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care!

Our Organisation

Join our team and contribute to our positive, family focused and progressive culture. The JKWC service will include 20 labour delivery rooms, brand new NICU cots, 39 SCN cots, 64 women’s inpatient beds, 32 children’s inpatient beds, 4 operating theatres and additional outpatient clinics. There are opportunities to work part time, full time or casually across the full scope of practice. In addition we offer support to develop clinical knowledge and skills or undertake research with key academic partners.

Why come and work with us?

  • JKWC is a cutting-edge new hospital that will service over 1 million women and children.
  • Focus on your long-term career growth with specialty professional development days free to Nurses on site in our purpose built Western Centre for Health Research and Education.
  • We are a Registered Training Organisation with fantastic education partnerships, scholarship and nursing and midwifery research programs.  For example, paediatric Nurses have the opportunity to apply for scholarships to study Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice.

Ready to join us!

Apply online by selecting “apply now” below! Reach out and have a confidential chat.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Selection Criteria Essential: I have current AHPRA registration as a Nurse.
Essential: I have current AHPRA registration as a Midwife.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Special Care Nursery.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Maternity.
Essential: I want to express interest for employment in Pediatrics.
Essential: I am available for an immediate start.
Essential: I am an Australian citizen or I have a valid working visa (not subclass 482/457).
Contact Person Maree Comeadow
Contact Number 0383450214
Closing Date 04/06/2019
Position Description and additional documents Registered Nurse - SCN.docx
Registered Nurse - NICU
Application Guide click here to view
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