Position Details
Reference Number 41742
Position Title Nurse Immuniser - Specialist Immunisation Service
Employment Type Temporary Full Time, Temporary Part Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

Western Health is one of three Melbourne metropolitan health services to manage  COVID vaccination hubs. The hubs will work directly with other health services and private hospitals within the Western metropolitan region of Melbourne to ensure vaccine is offered and available for all eligible people. The organisations within our hub include the Royal Melbourne; the Women’s; the Children’s; Peter Mac, as well as Werribee Mercy and Djerriwarrh. Western Health is also working with a number of private hospital providers in the West Metro Cluster to share information and assist with the roll out of the priority vaccination programs. In addition, we are working in partnership with Melbourne Airport to support the vaccination of port-of-entry workers. 

We are leading the way for our communities and inspiring others to get vaccinated.

About the Role

Western Health currently has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the COVID-19 Vaccination Program in the role of a Nurse Immuniser, specifically in the Specialist Immunisation Service.

The Nurse Immuniser is an integral member of the COVID-19 Vaccination team and is responsible and accountable for the delivery of safe, high quality immunisation care.

To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be a Registered Nurse (current AHPRA registration)
  • Have successfully completed the Postgraduate certificate of a Nurse Immuniser Program recognised by the Chief Health Officer
  • Have at least one year experience as a Nurse Immuniser
  • Demonstrate commitment to new service implementation and contribute to further service development

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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 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 and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

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

Selection Criteria Essential: Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing or eqivalent
Essential: Post Graduate Certificate of a Nurse Immuniser Program recognised by the Chief Health Officer.
Essential: Registration as a Registered Nurse In Australia.
Essential: Minimum one year full-time or equivalent experience in the provision of a high qulaity Immunisation Service as an accredited Nurse Immuniser.
Contact Person Suzie Ristevski
Contact Number 0448332471
Contact Email Suzie.Ristevski@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Lisa Smith
Alternate Contact Number 0409799045
Alternate Contact Email Lisa.Smith@wh.org.au
Closing Date 29/07/2021
Position Description Nurse Immuniser VicSIS 300621 .pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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