Position Details


Reference Number 37616
Position Title Registered Nurse - Adult Hospital in the Home
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Adult Hospital in the Home
Location Dandenong Hospital
Position Summary
  • Work life balance - No more night shifts
  • Utilize your Acute experience in a home care setting
  • Permanent Full Time and Part Time positions available within a supportive team environment

About Hospital in the Home

Hospital in the Home (HITH) is the provision of acute care to public hospital patients who have their treatment continued in the comfort of their own home. This is an alternative to an inpatient stay. Nursing hours are from 7am-10pm 7 days per week.

HITH provides a holistic and individualised approach to its patients. All patient care provided aims to meet the needs of the patient and their families. The case mix of patients include conditions from a medical, surgical and oncology/haematology background and also deliver chemotherapy treatments.

About you

As an experienced Registered Nurse with Acute Hospital experience, you will be working closely with the site HITH coordinator to support the operational planning and delivery of patient care in clinics and in a community setting through the catchment of Dandenong and Casey.

You will have demonstrated skills in an acute setting as well as desirable experience in chemotherapy, complex wound management, ED or Critical Care.  With your excellent communication skills and caring manner, you will be happy driving to patient’s homes to provide outstanding care.

What you need?

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Full drivers licence is essential for this role.
  • 3+ Years of demonstrated clinical experience
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Full Drivers Licence

What’s in it for you?

  • Work in a supportive team with an excellent team culture;
  • Avenues to further develop your Leadership and Project Management skills;
  • Mentorship and Career guidance;
  • Educational support to further your Acute Clinical Skills and expand your knowledge base; and
  • Support to attend Conferences and Courses.

In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite staff car parking and gym and uniform.

Apply now and bring your nursing expertise and care out to the community!

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 be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.  Previous applicants need not apply and would be considered after 12 months of initial application.

Selection Criteria current Victorian drivers licence

IV cannulation certification

chemotherapy administration training and experience

Minimum 3 year post graduate year experience in acute nursing, with current continuum of practice

Transition to Specialty Practice course completion an advantage

Critical Care qualifications or experience an advantage

Understanding of Community based services an advantage

Complex Wound Care skills an advantage
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Michelle Purtell Nurse Manager 03 9594 8774 michelle.purtell@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 29/03/2019
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
PD attachment adult HITH Position Description Attachment HITH Grade 3 August 2018.pdf
Position Description Community 3 PD December 2018.pdf
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