ICU Critical Care Registered Nurse



Job Description: Join our Department of Critical Care Medicine - ICU/HDU as a Critical Care Registered Nurse, in a permanent full time, part time or permanent night duty position Challenging and rewarding work environment Friendly and dynamic team About the Department The Department of Critical Care Medicine comprises 13 ICU and 4 HDU beds, with unparalleled state of art technology and an open plan design and cares for approximately 1700 patients per year. These admissions represent a broad spectrum of health conditions including cardiac, respiratory, renal, neuro-muscular, endocrine and hematologic disorders, post - orthopaedic and vascular surgery and multi-organ failure and sepsis. It is also a state referral centre for neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

The Department of Critical Care Medicine leads the Medical Emergency Team and the Critical Care Liaison Nurse Team and plays a major role in patient care, clinical governance, research and education throughout the STV’s organisation. The Department of Critical Care Medicine provides a supportive environment for staff members, local nurse educators, mentorship program, active Clinical Nurse Specialist group, financial assistance with advanced courses and conference subsidies. About the Role: This is a permanent role, offering permanent full time or part time hours working a 24/7 rotating roster, with exposure to a wide critical care patient case mix.

The successful candidate will rotate through ICU and HDU clinical areas. Flexible rostering patterns with options of 8hr,10hr, or 12 hr shifts on offer, with a real focus on work/life balance. The successful candidate will provide excellence in patient-centred care and demonstrate ‘best practice’ clinical skills.

Maintain and further develop clinical competence, and build respect and trust with your patients, their careers and your colleagues The classification for this position will range between a YP3-YP11 ($65,275 -$87,282 base salary per annum). Duties: Demonstrate ‘best practice’ clinical skills and sound clinical knowledge Assist the Nurse Unit Manager/Nurse Unit Manager, as directed, in achieving 100% competencies certification, annually, of nursing staff including completing their own competencies Display adaptability and flexibility to meet the changing operational needs of the business Take all necessary care and precautions when undertaking clinical procedures Ensure consumers receive information in an appropriate and accessible format Skills, Qualifications, and Experience Post Graduate qualification in Critical Care Nursing with ICU experience ( Essential ) Excellent communication, time management skills, and critical thinking ability Demonstrated ability to facilitate team outcomes in a multidisciplinary environment Demonstrated interpersonal skills including problem solving, conflict resolution, and negotiation Ability to be patient focused and adaptable to environmental changes Ability to work.

St Vincent's Hospital Australia Melbourne
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22 Sep 2019


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