Position Details
Reference Number 36185
Position Title Registered Nurse - Casual Bank
Employment Type C - Casual
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Registered Nurse (RN) – Casual Pool


  • Casual
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging
  • Parkville – Hub of the medical precinct and leading Children’s hospital



The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.


With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.


The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Position:


Are you ready to deliver great patient care? As a RCH Nurse, that’s just what you’ll do. Every day you’ll commit to providing life changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow. Working with RCH Casual Bank provides flexible employment and opportunity for professional development across a range of general and specialty areas.


The Casual Registered Nurse is a skilled paediatric nurse who is required to work across various wards throughout the RCH to backfill planned and unplanned leave. RN’s are responsible for ensuring that clinical practice and delivery of care is consistent with RCH and Australian Nurses and Midwifery Council standards, by providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based practice to facilitate optimal health outcomes.


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and autonomously as required
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible to changing priorities and environment.
  • Ability to hit the ground running
  • Commitment to working a minimum of 2 shifts per week
  • Commitment to your professional development and achievement of clinical competencies
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience (paediatric experience desirable)
  • Flexibility and availability for shifts across wards will be highly valued

Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to:    https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Selection Criteria Desirable: Are you an Australian or New Zealand citizen, hold Australian "permanent residency status" or have a valid working visa?
Desirable: Minimum 2 years Acute Nursing Experience
Desirable: Available for a minimum 2 shifts per week
Contact Person Catherine Matthews
Contact Number 93456117
Contact Email Cathy.Matthews@rch.org.au
Closing Date 30/11/2020
Position Description PD Registered Nurse (RN) Casual Pool March 2020.pdf