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.
Registered Nurses - Post Graduate Certificate in Cardiac Nursing 2022
An exciting opportunity exists to join the Post Graduate Nursing (Cardiac) Program at The Alfred, commencing now in preparation for the 2022 course. Apply now!
- Permanent Role—Ongoing
- Part time— 64 hours per fortnight
- Registered Nurse, Grade 2, Years 1-10 (approx. $58k-$78k per annum)
- Commonwealth Supported Positions (CSP) available with LaTrobe University
- Unique opportunity work in a combined Cardiology and Cardiothoracic unit including advanced heart failure therapies and heart transplant
- Alfred Location
- Staff benefits
The Postgraduate Certificate of Cardiac Care is delivered in partnership with La Trobe University. The course is designed to prepare nurses for speciality practice at an advanced level and offers an opportunity to advance your career in cardiac nursing.
The course is delivered using a blended learning approach with a combination of online learning, face-to-face study days, and self-directed learning. The face-to-face study days are delivered on campus at the Alfred Clinical School. A key feature of undertaking the course at The Alfred is the opportunity to gain clinical experience caring for patients with a broad range of acute cardiac conditions in a variety of specialties including interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure, mechanical assist devices, cardiac transplantation, valvular disease, and cardiothoracic surgery. In addition, students are supported by qualified and experienced Clinical Nurse Educators, and senior clinicians.
Ward 3 East at The Alfred Hospital is a 29-bed acute cardiac unit which forms part of the comprehensive cardiovascular service operating across the third floor. Our unit specialises in the management of critically unwell patients requiring Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Heart Failure services, inclusive of the state-wide transplantation and mechanical circulatory support service.
As a clinical nurse, your practice will be essential in providing excellence in cardiac nursing. You understand the values of patient-centred care and are experienced in building respect and trust with your patients, their carers and your colleagues. As a Registered Nurse within 3 East, you will be accountable for establishing and evaluating patient's care plans in partnership with the patient, their carers and other members of the multidisciplinary health care team.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- A keen interest in cardiac care
- Patient-focused and adaptable
- Ability to work well within a team, as well as autonomously
- Willingness to embrace improvements which lead to high-quality patient outcomes
- Excellent people and communication skills
- Excellent organisation and time management skills
- Salary packaging
- Novated leasing
- Onsite gym
- Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Damien Milloy on 0412306718.
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.