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Registered Nurse - Transition to Specialty Practice ICU (July Intake)

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69256
Category: Nurse, Registered Nurse

Alfred Health

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.


12-Month Program in ICU with an Ongoing Position upon completion 

Minimum Part-Time at 0.8 EFT 

Registered Nurse Grade 2 Classifications with at least 12 months experience (YP3 - YP9+)

Based at Alfred ICU


The Position Summary

Participants in Transition to Practice (TSP) programs will undertake a program of study days and clinical skill development over a 12-month period. The educational content will be delivered over a 6-month, with clinical skill consolidation and support over 12 months. All positions are ongoing with Alfred Health. Participants will usually transition into postgraduate study in the speciality area following the TSP program, however, some may choose to return to the wider Alfred Health context with enhanced skills and knowledge.


Specialty Area

  • Intensive Care


Learning Objectives:

  • Pre-learning objectives to ensure an appropriate theoretical foundation of anatomy and physiology
  • Advanced patient assessment skills in the speciality environment
  • Competent analysis and synthesis of assessment data in responding to patient variations and deterioration in clinical status within the context.
  • Prioritise and implement evidence-based nursing practice for the acutely unwell patient


Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 
  • RN with a minimum of 12 months experience (GNP completed)
  • Current employment at a minimum of 0.8 EFT in a relevant clinical area for the duration of the program as agreed by the NM
  • These positions are suitable for nurses with acute public hospital nursing experience
  • Applications from 2022/2023 Graduate Nurse Program participants are welcomed


Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing 
  • Discounted Health Insurance 
  • Staff Car Parking (subject to availability) 


Required - please attach a cover letter outlining the reasons why you would like to pursue a career in the ICU


Please send enquiries to the ICU Workforce Team at [email protected] 


Please click here for further information on programs


Applications close Sunday, 26th May 2024


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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 


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