Position Details
Reference Number 54745
Position Title Nurse Practitioner / Practitioner Candidate - RIR
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Residential In Reach
Location Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary
  • Healthcare of the future - NOW
  • exciting opportunity
  • Great team provide great care

We acknowledge the importance of the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our staff bring to work each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a diverse and inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating high-performance.

We strongly encourage applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Culturally, linguistically and Refugee diverse backgrounds

What we can offer you:

  • New nurse practitioner / nurse practitioner candidate role in Residential In Reach - be a part of the future.
  • Exciting opportunity to grow your career as a Nurse Practitioner with Victoria's Largest Public Health Care Service
  • 7 days a week potential

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We provide high-quality, patient-centred healthcare and services to one-quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan, from pre-birth to end-of-life. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of Rehabilitation, Aged Care, Community Health and Mental Health facility.

The Role

The focus of this role is to implement a model of care where people living is residential care are offered an alternative care pathway as hospital avoidance.  The predicted role is being developed and will mature over time.  It is predicted to include:

  • Support aged appropriate treatment of chronic conditions.
  • Support falls management.
  • Support uncomplicated behaviour management related to cognitive impairment.
  • Support sick patient management including respiratory conditions. 

About You

You are a dynamic Nurse Practitioner/ nurse practitioner candidate with a passion for the care of older persons, especially those with a significant level of frailty requiring care in a residential environment. 

You value a person-centred care framework that respects the rights of the person to make informed decisions throughout their health/illness experience and provide accurate and appropriately interpreted information about health assessment findings and/or diagnoses, including outcomes and prognosis. When appropriate you support significant others in the patients care.

With a proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively, you readily build strong relationships with stakeholders in the delivery of client centred care.

Looking after Our People:

  • We strive to ensure that all Monash Health work in accordance with all relevant Occupational Health and Safety, Infection Prevention & Respiratory Protection Program procedures
  • Ensuring you work within the scope of practice as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Completing all mandatory and competency assessment training 

What You Need

Essential:

  • Demonstrated recent experience as a Nurse Practitioner or in an advanced practice role with an older persons focus
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner or enrolled in Masters of Nursing Nurse Practitioner
  • Australian working rights
  • Valid Driver's licence
  • Current Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Police Check

Desirable:

  • Previous Community Nursing experience
  • Post-graduate course in Aged Care related courses highly regarded

What we offer:

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership
  • Mentorship and career guidance
  • Support to attend relevant forums and conferences
  • A supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Selection Criteria Registered with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA

Working towards equivalent of three (3) years full time experience in an advanced practice nursing role

Completion of, or working towards Master of Nurse Practitioner qualification or relevant equivalent which includes an approved Therapeutic Medication Module

Demonstration of appropriate competencies and skills

Post-graduate course in Aged Care related courses

Current IV cannulation certification essential

Minimum five (5) years’ experience post graduate year including acute and home based care, essential

Current Victorian drivers licence

Palliative Care skills is an advantage

Understanding of Community based services is an advantage
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Helen Richards Director Clinical Operations HITH 0431838417 Helen.Richards@monashhealth.org
Julie White DON, Monash Health Community 0423898130
Advertising Closing 18/08/2022
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
position description NP Candidate Candidate Nurse Practitioner PD April 2022.pdf
position description NP Nurse Practitioner PD Apr 2022.pdf
PD attachment Position Description Attachment RIR NP May 2022.docx
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