Registered Nurse


An exciting opportunity exists for permanent Registered Nurse positions in Newborn Services.
As a member of the health care team, the Registered Nurse is at the forefront of the provision of high quality nursing care to patients on a day-to-day basis and specialise in Newborn Care. With the new Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s (JKWC) service, become part of the expanding and leading edge Western Health Woman & Children’s Newborn Services team. If you want to be part of a team that supports and encourages you to provide best care, we want you to apply.

About you

  • A minimum 1 years’ post qualification experience in neonatal intensive care is essential
  • Must enjoy and thrive in a team environment
  • A post graduate qualification in Neonatal Intensive Care (or equivalent) is highly regarded
  • A positive and flexible approach to working in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to perform to high standards as part of a great multidisciplinary team

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies, and do not provide sponsorship for non-visa holders for this position.


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