Position Details
Reference Number 32870
Position Title Registered Nurse
Employment Type Casual
Location Williamstown Hospital, Footscray Hospital, Sunbury Day Hospital, Sunshine Hospital
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 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

We are seeking a highly passionate and experienced dialysis Registered Nurse for this rewarding yet dynamic opportunity in our newly established and comprehensive dialysis service.

Casual positions available. The successful applicant will work within the chronic unit based at Williamstown Hospital and also rotating through the acute dialysis service based at Footscray Hospital.


  • Completed a Bachelor of Nursing qualification or equivalent
  • Registration as a Registered Nurse in Australia
  • Minimum of one year’s Full Time or equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Possess excellent clinical skills
  • Effective organisational skills with respect to time management and delegation
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team
  • Demonstrated evidence of undertaking professional development activities to maintain and enhance nursing expertise
  • A commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care
  • Haemodialysis experience
  • Current Victorian Driver's license


  • Recent post-grad certification would be deemed admirable
  • Experience in an acute dialysis setting would be preferred but not essential
  • Flexibility working between two campuses


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • 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.

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 eligible to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia?
Essential: Do you have a minimum of 12 months' experience working in an acute hospital in Australia?
Essential: Do you have a minimum of 12 months' experience as a nurse working in dialysis unit?
Essential: Are you seeking sponsorship?
Essential: Do you hold an Australian working VISA of any type? If yes, please expalin.
Contact Person Jenny Sali
Contact Number 83454363
Closing Date 04/10/2018
Position Description Nov 2017 POSITION DESCRIPTION.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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