Position Details
Reference Number 34014
Position Title Western Health - Registered Nurse Vacancies
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

The Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit currently have the following vacancies available at Western Health:


Joan Kirner Women’s & Children’s Theatre
Seeking peri-operative nurses for the new JKWC Theatre Sunshine Operating Suite

The Operating Suite and DOSA comprises four operating rooms and one procedure room and provides care for patients in both the elective and emergency setting. The facility accommodates a range of day and multi day procedures from a number of surgical disciplines for adult and paediatric patients. Adult specialties include obstetrics and gynaecology. Paediatric specialties includes general surgery, plastics, orthopaedics and ENT services.

Sunshine – Multiple positions available (fixed term part-time/full-time) – Closing 15 November 2019

Day Chemotherapy Ward

The Day Oncology Unit is located at Sunshine Hospital on 1E. The CDU operates from Monday to Friday from 0800-1730. The treatment areas include 15 chemotherapy chairs and a procedure room with 2 recovery bays for oncology related invasive procedures.

            Sunshine – Increasing Bank Staff – Casual

All Campuses

            Nurse & Midwifery Bank Applications

If you are interested in working casually and joining our Bank Team – please apply through this Advertisement highlighting in your Cover Letter your area of interest.

IMPORTANT: Please indicate in your cover letter, the specific position you are applying for. All applicants must also have the relevant qualifications and experience.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees 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 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: Are you registered as a nurse with AHPRA?
Essential: Do you have work rights to work in Australia?
Essential: Do you have a minimum of 12 months full time nursing experience in an Australian hospital or equivalent?
Essential: How do you provide the right care to your patients?
Essential: How do you care for your patients so they feel treated as a person?
Essential: How do you provide coordinated care to your patients?
Essential: How do you provide safe care to your patients?
Contact Person Recruitment Team, Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit
Contact Number 0383454040
Contact Email RecruitNMWU@wh.org.au
Closing Date 29/11/2019
Position Description RN Grade 2 PD.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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