Position Details

Reference Number 63890
Position Title Registered Nurse - Emergency Program Monash Health
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Emergency Program
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Full and part time positions at MMC, Casey and Dandenong hospitals
  • Work close to home or in a service that suits your career plans
  • Excellent training opportunities through TSP and Post Graduate courses

There is no better time to grow your Career at Monash Health Emergency Program than now. Work across our 3 main sites and select your preference on application. Be part of the frontline nursing service as the demand for health care grows within Victoria, and gain from the education and career opportunities that Monash Health offer.

Our Journey:

Monash Health Emergency Departments (ED) treat over 200,000 emergency patients a year at Monash Medical Centre Clayton campus, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of something special as we are expanding and upgrading our Emergency Services across Monash Health. Our three ED’s include:-

  • Casey Hospital – Acute Emergency Department treating both Adult & Paediatric patients. Casey Hospital has undergone an extensive redevelopment enabling us to provide care for a fast-growing Emergency Department with onsite access to ICU, Medical, Surgical, Paediatric, Mental Health & Maternity and will continue to grow its services as it is the growth corridor of Victoria. The department has commenced planning and design for the funded ED expansion due for completion by end 2026
  • Dandenong Hospital – Acute Emergency department treating both Adult & Paediatric patients. Onsite access to ICU, Medical, Surgical, Trauma, Mental Health, Orthopaedics, Plastics, Paediatrics & Women’s Health ranging from start of life to end of life care. The department is also exemplary in commencing a Candidacy program for Nurse Practitioners for those that wish to grow their career in this area. 
  • Monash Medical Centre – Tertiary level department with separate Adult & Paediatric clinical areas. Onsite access to Tertiary Level Higher Care for Paediatrics as well as Neurosurgery and a diverse range of specialist support services. MMC’s Emergency Department has undergone a redevelopment to include a dedicated Children’s Emergency as well as completing an expansion to the existing service to adults. This also included additional Short Stay Beds, and a dedicated Mental Health hub. 

A Day in the Life:

"I am blessed to have a job to look forward to every day at Monash Health. I thoroughly enjoy my role at Casey Emergency Department. We look after a wide and diverse variety of patients and see a high number of presentations daily. Although the emergency department is a busy environment, I always feel supported and appreciated by my peers and management are continuously providing a caring and encouraging environment of our goals and needs. I could not ask for a better working environment than Casey Emergency and foresee a long career in the department." – Elaine, Associate Manager Casey ED

We currently have numerous positions across our three ED’s. To be considered, you must have experience in acute/critical care, are passionate about delivering outstanding patient centred emergency care and able to work across a 24/7 rotational roster.

Positions available include Ongoing, either Full or Part Time opportunities. 

Select your site of preference across the 3 Monash Health sites- MMC, Dandenong or Casey

About you

You’re a passionate registered nurse that will thrive on the challenge that comes from working in a fast paced setting, knowing you are well supported by highly skilled Nursing, Medical, Allied Health and Administrative teams. Working collaboratively within the team environment, sharing knowledge and learning as you grow your career in Emergency and provide best practice and safe patient centred care. 

To ensure your success in this role, you will have following demonstrated skills, experience and knowledge:

Post graduate certificate or diploma in Emergency Nursing is highly regarded but not essential
Demonstrated acute experience is essential and Emergency/Critical Care clinical skills are highly regarded
Commitment to providing evidence based, patient and family centred care. 
Proven time management skills
Availability to work across a 24/7 rotating roster
Current AHPRA registration and eligibility to work in Australia

In return:

Ours is a connected team with strong shared values and an unwavering commitment to excellence in patient centred emergency care. Ours is also a highly skilled, collaborative and welcoming multidisciplinary emergency team where the only limit in your career is you.

There is no better time to join us and here’s just a few reasons why:-

continual upskilling of clinical skills to further develop your clinical pathway transition to specialty practice and post graduate programs

recognition of prior learning (RPL) with previous emergency experience considered
leadership team fostering high performing talent and career progression
opportunity to work close to home whilst you advance your clinical or leadership career
lifestyle change with access to the many jewels of Melbourne’s south-east living

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Recruitment Specialist – Lucy Johnston 0436 626 130

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
free vaccinations
private health insurance at discounted rates
health imaging services
+ more

For more information, visit our website


We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and we are 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 and our five iCare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit). 

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date. Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities at Monash Health.

Selection Criteria PLease list your site of preference in order for Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong and Casey Hospitals - for example: 1.MMC, 2.Dandenong, 3.Casey

are you able to demonstrate experience in an acute setting?
Contact Person
Lucy Johnston Team Leader Centralised Recruitment for Nursing and Midwifery 0436626130
Advertising Closing 31/01/2024
Position Documents
Position Description - Registered Nurse RN Grade 2 PD Jan 2022.pdf
Application Guide Application Guide July 2023.pdf
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