Position Details

Reference Number 36940
Position Title Registered Nurse Grade 2
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Emergency Department, Short Stay Unit
Hours per Week 400.00
Position Summary


Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Nurse to join our Emergency and Short Stay Unit.

The Emergency Department is one of the busiest adult and paediatric facilities in metropolitan Melbourne providing care to 90,000 patients per annum.  Austin Health manages several state-wide and specialist services such as liver transplantation and toxicology with emergency staff highly skilled in managing an interesting and diverse case mix.   A busy 20 bed Short Stay Unit is associated with the department which provides efficient healthcare to approximately 40% of the patients require a short period of inpatient care 

We care for our staff as much as we care for our patients with all staff able to access professional development programs, Wellness Essential Emergency Peer Support (WEEPS), Austin Advantage salary packaging and employee assistance program

The Austin emergency department staff live the organisation’s values whereby “together we bring our best”.  If you’re ready to made a difference to patient care outcomes and work as part of a dynamic and exceptional team – this opportunity is the one for you!

Join Austin Health and shape your career through exceptional care, discovery and learning.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:

  • Recent Acute experience
  • Current registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Commitment to rotating flexible 24/7 roster
  • Passionate about delivering outstanding patient centred care
  • A commitment to continuing professional development to advance nursing practice


  • Post graduate qualification in critical care nursing (Emergency)
  • Emergency Department experience

Click the link to visit our ED - https://www.austin.org.au/emergency


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

To discuss our current opportunities, please contact:

Janice Brown                                                                                                      Amy Pearson

ED Nurse Unit Manager                                                                                       Short Stay Nurse Unit Manager

Phone (03) 9496 4888                                                                                      Phone (03) 94965516

Email: janice.brown@austin.org.au                                                              Email: amy.pearson@austin.org,au

Contact Person Amy Pearson
Contact Number (03) 9496 5516
Alternate Contact Person Janice Brown
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 4888
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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