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Registered Nurse - Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)Monash Health
Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. About Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Monash Children’s Hospital, Monash Health Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities. 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. The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a dedicated Paediatrics Tertiary 10 bed Unit with a complex patient mix.
PICU is the second tertiary centre for paediatrics in Victoria and operates across a 24/7 rotational roster. About The Role As a Registered Nurses (RN) within PICU you have acute critical care Paediatric experience. The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team with the sole purpose of delivering exceptional patient centred care in a family friendly environment is our common goal.
In addition, you will be required to: Escalate clinical concerns & changes in a patient’s condition to PICU ANUM & PICU medical staff Communicate effectively with confidence within the multidisciplinary Team Participate in Quality & Safety Activities and maintenance of NSQHS standards Work towards meeting Organisational KPI’s Participation in ward based research & in the development of policy & procedures Attend Annual Paediatric ALS & complete mandatory and targeted training across OHS & clinical practice We currently have ongoing and fixed term contact, full and part time roles working across a 24/7 rotating roster. Please note, interviews will be held in January 2021 post closing date date. About You You are truly passionate about Paediatric Nursing and demonstrate the following: Registered Nurse experience in Paediatric Intensive Care Demonstrated clinical experience in acute Paediatric or Adult Intensive Care nursing Post Graduate qualifications in Critical Care Nursing or Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Excellent interpersonal skills & superior time management skills Evidence of a commitment to professional development & care of the critically ill child Thrive using your proven critical thinking & problem solving skills Willing to manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence Advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles What You Need A Post Graduate Qualification, in Paediatric Critical Care highly desirable Clinical Nursing experience, acute/critical care/paediatric setting highly preferred Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to....