Position Details
Reference Number 33576
Position Title Registered Nurse: Sugar glider (Medical Care)
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Registered Nurse – Sugar Glider (Medical 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

Our unit has four medical specialties: General MedicineRespiratory MedicineENT and Developmental Medicine


Within these disciplines Sugar Glider cares for a variety of clinical conditions such as Bronchiolitis, Croup and Asthma through to chronic conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis. Sugar Glider is also home to children who require ongoing ventilatory support such as CPAP, BiPAP and full ventilation via tracheostomy.  In conjunction with the department of Respiratory Medicine sleep studies are conducted on this unit.


The Position:

The Sugar Glider Ward currently has full time and part time Registered Nurse opportunities available. We are looking for a Registered Nurse who wish to contribute to a hard working multi-disciplinary team making a difference to the health care of infants, children and adolescents.


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

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 Elise Dixon
Contact Number 93455814
Closing Date 20/07/2019
Position Description 2019.05.24 - PD - Registered Nurse - Sugar Glider.pdf