Position Details
Reference Number 33589
Position Title Registered Nurse: Kookaburra
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Registered Nurse – Kookaburra (Cancer Care) 

Employment:  Part time, Full time, ongoing

Salary:            $65,275.60 - $87,282.00 per annum (pro-rata)

Location:        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 Ward

Kookaburra - Cancer Care ward is part of The Royal Children's Hospital Children's Cancer Centre (CCC) - the largest partner in the Victorian Paediatric Integrated Cancer Services (PICS), and the only provider of complex children's cancer care and stem cell transplantation in Victoria.


The Kookaburra - Cancer Care team of specialist medical, nursing, research and allied health professionals provide care and services to meet the clinical, physical, social and psychological needs of patients and parents. 


We currently have ongoing opportunities, both full time and part time roles with flexible rostering options, available.


Would you like to hear form our versatile nurses who are caring for our patients in Kookaburra? Have a look at our blog post - rch.org.au/meet-our-nurses-kookaburra 


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Professional Practice Portfolio (PPP).
  • 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
  • Demonstrated oncology experience would be highly regarded 

For further information about the ward and the care that Kookaburra provides, http://www.rch.org.au/kookaburra/ and to find out more about The Royal Children’s Hospital – visit www.rch.org.au.


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”


Contact Person Melinda Sharpe
Contact Number 93455649
Closing Date 08/08/2019
Position Description PD - Registered Nurse.pdf