Position Details

Reference Number 38652
Position Title Registered Nurse - Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Paediatric Intensive care Unit
Location Monash Children's Hospital
Position Summary
  • Fantastic Paediatric Nursing roles within our newly purpose built Paediatric Intensive Care Ward (PICU)
  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team to deliver safe & quality patient & family centred care
  • Multiple roles – ongoing & contract, full & part time PICU, Monash Children’s Hospital

About Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Monash Children’s Hospital, Clayton

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 17,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH) cares for more than 100,000 children per year, providing care across the continuum of paediatric services from birth to 18 years of age.  It is one of the largest children’s hospitals in Australia and one of only two tertiary paediatric hospitals in Victoria. MCH is co-located next to Monash Medical Centre in Clayton and is a purpose-built paediatric facility where clinical services will be delivered in a child and family-friendly environment. 

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a new dedicated Paediatrics Tertiary 10 bed Unit with a complex patient mix.   PICU is the second tertiary centre for paediatrics in Victoria and operates across a 24/7 rotational roster.

About the role

As a Paediatric Registered Nurses (RN’s) you have acute clinical experience, ideally, but not limited to Paediatrics. The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team with the sole purpose of delivering exceptional patient centred care in a family friendly environment is our common goal.

In addition, you will be required to:

  • Escalate clinical concerns & changes in a patient’s condition to PICU ANUM & PICU medical staff
  • Communicate effectively with confidence within the multidisciplinary Team
  • Participate in Quality & Safety Activities and maintenance of NSQHS standards
  • Work towards meeting Organisational KPI’s
  • Participation in ward based research & in the development of policy & procedures
  • Attend Annual Paediatric ALS & complete mandatory training across OHS & clinical practice 

We currently have ongoing and fixed term contact, full and part time roles working across a 24/7 rotating roster. August 2019 Intake to the Graduate Program welcome to apply.

About You

You are truly passionate about Paediatric Nursing and demonstrate the following:

  • Registered Nurse experience in Paediatric Intensive Care 
  • Minimum 1 years in acute paediatric or Adult Intensive Care nursing
  • Post Graduate qualifications in Critical Care Nursing or Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & superior time management skills
  • Evidence of a commitment to professional development & care of the critically ill child
  • Thrive using your proven critical thinking & problem solving skills 
  • Willing to manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

What we offer?

  • opportunity for speciality practice development including Post-Graduate studies
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies
  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • Avenues for Career Progression including Mentorship & Career guidance
  • Be part of a collaborative & supportive team within a modern, purpose built facility

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

What you need

  • A Post Graduate Qualification, in Paediatrics highly desirable
  • Clinical Nursing experience, acute/critical care/paediatric setting highly preferred
  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements & National Standards
  • Australian working rights
  • Current AHPRA registration

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

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Apply NOW to join PICU at Monash Children’s Hospital!

Selection Criteria Acute care paediatric experience

Critical care experience experience

Critical care qualification

Current AHPRA registration
Contact Person
Susie Lambrianidis Recruitment Specialist 0481 916 020
Advertising Closing 21/06/2019
Position Documents
PICU RN Position Description PICU attachment PD.docx
Position Description NEW_Grade 2 PD Jan 2019.pdf
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