Registered Nurse, Monash Children's at Home

Melbourne Metro, VIC

Full Time Ongoing

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Registered Nurse

Position Summary

Apply your professional nursing skills in this alternative care model Strong focus on Patient centred care Ensure the delivery of Best practice treatment protocols About Monash Health 

Monash Health provides integrated health care services available to over 1.3 million people, representing 32% of the population of greater Melbourne.  Monash Children’s Hospital continues our tradition of providing outstanding patient and family centred care in a purpose-built paediatric facility, delivering clinical services in a child and family-friendly environment.  We also deliver healthcare breakthroughs made possible via the Monash Health Translational Precinct

About Monash Children’s Hospital

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. 

Monash Children’s at Home

Monash Children’s at Home provides health care services for infants, children and their families at home and in the community, who require ongoing specialised and often complex medical and nursing care.  Through home nursing visits, our Clinical Nursing staff are dedicated to delivering education and support to parents and carers delivered under a range of relevant programs,

About the role

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, as a Registered Nurse, you will work largely independently, providing a safe, effective alternative model of care for Paediatric and Neonatal patients needing ongoing nursing management at home.  In this way, patients spend less time in the acute setting and we concurrently uphold our commitment to patient centred care. 

This role represents an excellent opportunity for suitably qualified Registered Nurses to utilise their strong relationship building skills and outcome focus in this highly satisfying role enhancing families’ independence.  This is a permanent full-time 1.0 EFT working across a 24/7 rotational roster.  Part-time candidates will be considered.

Key duties:-

Planning, evaluating & maintaining a high standard of safe and effective care for infants /children

Conducting comprehensive health assessments & educating those involved in care planning direct care & discharge planning in the ambulatory setting

Ensuring timely discharge planning to facilitate patients’ safe & effective transition from hospital to home

Demonstrating your commitment to developing, promoting & progressing continuous quality improvement initiatives

 What you need

Current acute Special Care Nursery &/or Paediatric Nursing experience with relevant qualifications

Previous experience in community nursing, oncology nursing, wound management or lactation, highly regarded

Current AHPRA registration

Current Victorian Driver’s Licence with access to a reliable vehicle

Demonstrated accountability for delivering high quality Nursing care

Proven ability to apply excellent clinical & critical thinking skills

Ability to work independently within a Team framework

Excellent communication, interpersonal, time management & documentation skills

What we offer

Integral team member within Monash Children’s at Home

Be part of a collaborative & supportive team within a modern, purpose built facility

Opportunity to attend Conferences & Courses

On-site Gymnasium & Staff Car Parking

Educational support to further your Acute Clinical Skills & expand your knowledge base

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check and Working with Children’s Check.  As part of our selection process, you may be invited by e-mail to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, all applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria

Current acute Paediatric or Special care Nursery experience

Current Victorian Drivers Licence