Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Intensive Care Unit

Barwon Health

Geelong, VIC

Posted 5/24/2020

Join the Intensive Care Unit Nursing Team at Barwon Health as Registered Nurse (Grade 2)

  • Be a part of a multidisciplinary team striving for excellence

  • Challenge yourself in a mixed adult and paediatric ICU

  • Grow and develop your talents and capabilities within a supportive unit with fantastic professional development opportunities

About the facility

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 23 key locations throughout the region.

About the role 

Barwon Health are seeking experienced critical care nurses to join our team as we are currently building our workforce in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

As the Registered Nurse you will be responsible for the provision of patient, client and resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to him/her, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes. The Registered Nurse will provide quality patient care using an evidence based approach and work within Barwon Health Policy and Procedures.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Providing quality patient care using evidence based approach and in line with Barwon Health Policy and Procedure.

  • Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards

  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive quality ongoing care.

Application Process

When submitting your application ensure you identify the type of employment you would like to obtain either casual or permanent, if permanent ensure you identify the amount of hours you are seeking

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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