Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
- Experienced Emergency Department Registered Nurse
- Alfred Hospital
- Full and part-time positions available
An exciting opportunity is available for Critical Care trained Registered Nurses interested in joining the Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre.
The Emergency & Trauma Centre (E&TC) is a purpose-built modern facility and has been designed to manage in excess of 65,000 patients per annum. It has 74 treatment bays and is arbitrarily divided into 5 main clinical areas, including a 4 bed dedicated Behaviours of Concern secure unit. We treat patients who are suffering from serious illness or injury that could lead to severe complications if medical treatment is not received quickly. We strive to ensure all patients receive timely, high-quality care and receive prompt, upfront assessment by the most senior doctor available to minimise the time spent waiting.
The Alfred Hospital is a major adult tertiary referral hospital and is well known as one of Australasia’s busiest Trauma Centre. In addition it is home to many Victorian statewide services, including the Victorian Adult Burns Unit, Heart and Lung Transplant, HIV Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Hyperbaric Medicine, Clinical Haematology, Haemophilia and Malignant Adult Haematology.
The Emergency Department will see all emergencies for assessment and stabilisation. In addition, we provide an 18 bed Short-stay Observation Unit (ESSU) for initial care of selected conditions up to 24 hours.
As an experienced clinical nurse your practice will lead to excellence in patient care. You understand the importance of establishing a relationship between the patient and yourself in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for your patients. You demonstrate the core nursing values of patient centred care, trust and respect in every interaction with patients, carers and colleagues. As nurse you are accountable for establishing and evaluating the patient’s plan of care in partnership with the patient, their carers and other members of the health care team. You are supported in your role as a clinical nurse by all other nursing positions.
- Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA
- Completion of Post Graduate Certificate in Critical Care (or equivalent)
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team
- Professional manner
- Emergency Nursing experience
- Emergency Triage and leadership experience
- Hold an appropriate visa with working rights
- Support and development with experienced Clinical Nurse Educators
- Flexible and request rostering
- Exposure to a wide range of patient presentations
- Child Care
- On-site car parking
- Salary packaging
If you have any questions please contact Tracy Allen on 9076 7832
Applications close date 20th September 2020.
Alfred 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.