Registered Nurse - ICU
Job no: 495458
Work type: Full time
Location: Westmead Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered
We are seeking experienced Registered Nurse’s to join our Intensive Care Unit on a Permanent Full-Time basis at Westmead Private Hospital.
About the Role
Westmead Private Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU), admits more than 1500 patients annually making it one of the busiest private ICUs in Australia. The ICU provides care for a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions.
The 16 bed ICU provides specialised care for patients who require constant monitoring, intensive nursing care and advanced respiratory, cardiac and renal support therapies.
As the Registered Nurse you will provide care to our patients across the full scope of our unit’s services and work with our professional team to exceed Ramsay’s high standard of care. Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, you will work with a supportive and well-respected team.
You will bring a strong clinical skillset as a Registered Nurse with qualifications, or extensive experience in critical care. You will have a passion for providing quality care and be able to effectively work with a professional team to maintain Ramsay’s standard of care.
To be successful you will require have exceptional communication abilities and the flexibility to handle a rotating roster with evening and weekend shifts.
You will also bring;
- Current registration with AHPRA
- Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a Critical Care environment
- Minimum of one (1) year in ICU or Critical Care
- Critical Care certificate is desirable for this role
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain good working relations with others
- Current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)
- Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
- Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
- Employee assistance program
- Industry discounts including private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.
About the Organisation
Westmead Private Hospital is accredited as a Centre of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, a recognition only given to two other hospitals across Australia. This accreditation signifies our ability to consistently deliver the safest, highest-quality care to our patients.
The 192 bed private hospital is co-located with Westmead Hospital and Westmead Children’s Hospital and is a teaching hospital of the Western Clinical School of the University of Sydney.
Our highly respected surgeons work with our team of skilled nurses and allied health professionals to provide the highest standard of personalised care to all our patients. The team work together to ensure our patient’s needs are met prior to admission, whilst in hospital and following discharge.
How to Apply
All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees).
Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact, Judith Plaatjes Nurse Unit Manager on 02 8837 9268.
Close Date: 1st October 2019
Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
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