Position Details
Reference Number 37474
Position Title Registered Nurse - All Grade 2 Western Health Vacancies
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

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The Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit currently have the following Grade 2 Registered Nurse vacancies available at Western Health.

The below selection criteria applies to all vacancies listed:

  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Nursing
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum 12 months working experience within an Australian hospital setting (not including placements)
  • Ability to work a rotating roster
  • Demonstrate the ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A commitment to high quality and ongoing to maintain a culture of patient centred care.
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess excellent clinical skills

Registered Nurse – Emergency Department
Permanent Part Time – 64 Hrs per Fortnight.

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated, and proactive emergency nurse to join the team at Williamstown Emergency Department.  A dynamic emergency department, you will have full support from not only an amazing ED team but a wonderful network of staff at Williamstown Hospital.  In addition, education and support to upskill to achieve Advanced Life Support Certificate and competency as a Triage Nurse. We pride ourselves in providing for the community on a daily basis.  The emergency department is open from 0800 – 2300 7 days per week.

Williamstown Hospital is a 90 bed facility providing emergency services, surgical services, rehabilitation and geriatric evaluation and management services, renal dialysis services and community rehabilitation and transition care services.  The Heart of Williamstown Project was completed with thanks to the generosity of the community by raising $2.5million.  The new internal light filled space overlooking landscaped courtyards is for all to access and enjoy.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Post Graduate Emergency or Critical Care Nursing is Highly desirable
  • Demonstrated proficiency in a variety of information technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi – disciplinary health care team.
  • Possess a strong will for a positive workplace culture and our patients to achieve an excellent patient experience.

Position Closes 29th December, 2021
Registered Nurse – Dialysis
Sunbury or Sunshine or Williamstown Campus*

An exciting opportunity to join the Dialysis Unit at Sunshine or Sunbury Campus. The Registered Nurse - Grade 2 is offered on a Permanent Part Time.

We are seeking a highly passionate and experienced dialysis Registered Nurse for this rewarding yet dynamic opportunity in our established and comprehensive dialysis service located at either the Sunbury or Sunshine campus

Sunbury Dialysis Unit:
The Sunbury Day Medical Unit is a 12 chair haemodialysis and infusion service that are utilised over 2 shifts from 0700hrs-20.30hrs.   Currently the unit has 9 dedicated dialysis chairs utilised morning and afternoon shifts. Allocation of 3 day medical chairs, 1 day per week dedicated to patients requiring infusions or transfusions.

Sunshine Dialysis Unit:
The Sunshine Dialysis Unit comprises of 15 chronic dialysis chairs that are utilised over 3 shifts from 0700hrs - 2330hrs.  There are 9 acute/subacute inpatient chairs within the Hospital.   The dialysis registered nurse will be a crucial part of the busy team in the Dialysis unit providing high quality patient care and striving to achieve the highest standards in clinical practise, teaching and research. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team and work in both acute and chronic dialysis units at the Sunshine Unit only
As a dialysis registered nurse you will work closely with the ANUM to provide safe environment for staff and patients and a positive work culture and be a part of departmental quality improvements for the service. 

Williamstown Dialysis Unit
The Dialysis Unit at Williamstown are seeking a highly motivated and experienced registered nurse for this rewarding, yet dynamic nursing opportunity in the newly established and comprehensive Williamstown dialysis service.  This Registered Nurse position is a Temporary Part Time, (32 hours per fortnight). The position requires you to have a minimum of 1 year haemodialysis experience and you will work within the chronic unit and also rotating through the acute dialysis services based at Footscray.

Williamstown dialysis unit is a satellite dialysis unit attached to Williamstown hospital under western health, where we cater the needs for chronic dialysis patients. Footscray Hospital dialysis caters to the needs of acute dialysis patients who are predominantly inpatients and require complex care needs. This position requires staff to work in both campuses. 

*Please specify what campus you are applying for Sunshine or Sunbury

To be successful for any of the Dialysis role you will have:


  • Knowledge and Experience within  a dialysis unit
  • Effective organisational skills with respect to time management and delegation
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team
  • A commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care


  • Recent post-grad certification in renal nursing would be looked on favourably
  • Experience in an acute dialysis setting would be preferred but not essential

Position closes 5th January, 2022
Day Oncology Unit – Cancer Nurse - BANK

The Chemotherapy Day Unit (CDU) is looking for experienced and enthusiastic Oncology Trained Registered Nurses on a casual basis (BANK).  The CDU operates from Monday to Friday from 0800-1730hrs. The treatment area includes 15 chemotherapy chairs and a procedure room with 2 recovery bays for oncology related invasive procedures.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in IVC/CVAD/chemo is essential for this role
  • Chemotherapy competency (eviQ 8 x ADAC modules preferred)
  • Experience administering chemotherapy
  • Ability to work 0800-1630 and 0900-1730 shifts

Position Closes 13th January, 2021

Registered Nurse – 3B (GEM, Acute Aged Care)
Permanent Full Time / Part Time

3B has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, dynamic, positive and caring Registered Nurse to join our team.

Ward 3B consists of 23 beds and is a range of subacute and acute patients that specialises in GEM, Acute Aged Care, General Medicine & OGS care. The ward operates 7 days a week on a rotating roster.  You will be part of a clinical environment that has a supportive and approachable team. Our team works closely together to provide a safe environment for patients and staff, where you will have the opportunity to make a positive and rewarding contribution to patient care.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Can work in a fast paced environment
  • Acute aged care / Ortho-geri/general medicine experience
  • Has sound assessment skills
  • Excellent time management skills

Position Closes 4th January, 2022

Registered Nurse – Dermatology Unit
Permanent Part Time – 16 Hours per fortnight

The Dermatology Unit at Western Health Footscray Campus has an exciting opportunity for a Dermatology Nurse who is compassionate, caring and highly motivated to join the team.

The Unit consists of a team of dermatologists and a dermatology registrar (Australian College of Dermatology training program).  There is an outpatient consult service throughout the week and a procedure and outpatient clinics are offered on Friday afternoons at the Footscray Campus.

You will have a commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care. 

 To be successful for this role you will have: (Desired)

  • Experience in Dermatology
  • Experience in procedures/operation theatres
  • Experience in biologics
  • An understanding of MBS and VACS clinic guidelines.

Position Closes 19th December, 2021

Registered Nurse – Ward 2E – Oncology
Permanent Full Time / Part Time

Ward 2E is seeking suitably qualified, enthusiastic, caring and motivated Registered Nurses to join the team.

Ward 2E is a 32 bed unit that cares for specialities of Oncology, Haemotology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Nephrology. The ward focuses on providing a high standard of care for all acutely ill patients with complex needs within the Western Region.

Our unit has a strong focus on a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care in order to minimise the impact of cancer and other complex conditions on our patients and their families. 

High standards of nursing care are achieved through nursing staff striving for excellence in their practice therefore, professional development play an important role in maintaining these standards.

Position closes 30th December, 2021


Registered Nurse – Ward 2D – Infectious Disease / Respiratory and Gastroenterology / Non-invasive Ventilation.
Permanent Full Time / Part Time

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic motivated and caring Registered Nurse to join the team.  2D is an acute 20 bed ward which specialises in Infectious diseases, respiratory and specialising in non – invasive ventilation and plural works. If you are willing to learn and be part of a multi – disciplinary team, providing best care and values positive patient experience then this role could be for you.  This position works on a rotating roster over 7 days a week

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Acute Medical Experience

Position closes 23rd December, 2021


Registered Nurse – Ward 2B (General Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Renal and Endocrine)
Footscray – multiple positions available
Temporary / Permanent Part Time

2B has an exciting opportunity for motivated, caring, positive and dedicated registered nurses to join the team on a Temporary or Permanent Part – Time position.  If you value the positive patient experience and thrive in a team environment then this position could be for you.  This position is offered on a rotating roster of Days, Evenings and Night shifts.

Ward 2B is located at Western Health’s Footscray hospital.  The ward consists of 27 beds and specialises in General Internal Medicine, Renal and Endocine.  You will be part of a clinical environment where you are supported and have to opportunity to make a positive and rewarding contribution to patient care.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Recent acute and complex care experience

Positon Closes 9th January, 2021


Ward 2C – Acute General Medicine, Rheumatology & Dermatology
Permanent Part Time positions available

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative Registered Nurse interested in a nursing role in an Acute Medical, Rheumatology and Dermatology.  This position is Permanent Part-Time.

 If you are a dynamic, experienced nursing professional with a commitment to providing exceptional patient care, then this position could be for you.

 As part of the nursing team, the Registered Nurse will be responsible for the provision of high quality nursing care to patients within the ward. Please refer to the Position Description for more information relating to the responsibilities of the role.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Minimum 2 Years  working experience within an Australian hospital setting (not including placements)
  • Postgraduate certificate/diploma or be working towards completion desirable but not essential

Position Closes 22nd December, 2021
Casual Bank & Nurse Pool

Are you a generalist nurse? Be part of our future growth and join our casual bank or pool today!

We are seeking qualified, experienced and motivated Grade 2 Registered Nurses to join our dynamic Nurse Bank and Pool team at Western Health.

This experience will provide you with opportunities to expand and explore your professional practice whilst working in a variety of clinical settings across all of Western Health campuses.

If you are passionate about providing strong clinical care to our patients, please apply through this advertisement.


Position closes 23rd December, 2021
REMINDER: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position you are applying for.

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you eligible to work within Australia?
Essential: Are you registered with AHPRA?
Essential: Do you have a minimum of 12 months full time nursing experience in an Australian hospital or equivalent (not including clinical placements)?
Essential: Please specify which department/area you are applying for, based on what is currently listed in the advert.
Contact Person Recruitment Team - Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit
Contact Number 83454040
Contact Email RecruitNMWU@wh.org.au
Closing Date 24/12/2021
Position Description RN Grade 2 PD.docx
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