Position Details
Reference Number 40220
Position Title Registered Nurse G2
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Surgery and Endoscopy Centre and 9 west
Hours per Week 38.00
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 The Surgery and Endoscopy Centre on 9 West

Details of position/position requirements

  • To ensure high quality nursing care is provided to all patients and clients ensuring standards meet professional, organization, legal and ethical requirements.
  • Perform the duties of this position efficiently to the standards of the department, including participating in the Austin Health performance appraisal program.

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

  • To support the provision of quality patient care throughout the ward through the promotion of values and principles, which underpin best practice; nursing and departmental standards are current, known and accessible and meet organisational, professional, ethical and legal requirements. 
  • To ensure that patient care standards meet professional, organisational, legal and ethical requirements.
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of own performance – self-development is actively maintained and performance is appraised.
  • To support a philosophy of care, which is, patient focused, where care is integrated from pre-admission to post-discharge and where the family is welcome in the carer’s team.
  • Ensure the well-being and safety of patients by following the values and principles, which underpin best practice in relation to patient, care, education and patient rights.
  • Achieve and maintain the skills necessary to plan, prioritise and implement holistic patient care.

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.


Contact Person Lenka Bujas
Contact Number (03) 9496 3869
Alternate Contact Person Tanya Wilson Guest
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 3869
Closing Date 28/10/2021
Position Description
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