Registered Nurse – Cardiothoracic ward

Reference Number 63790

You will be joining the nursing team on 6 South East ward, the Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit of the Royal Melbourne Hospital.  This is a fully monitored 30 bedded ward which comprises of a 12 bedded High Dependency Unit and 18 stepdown beds. The primary role of the cardiothoracic unit is to provide care for post-operative patients who have had heart and lung surgery, as well as providing care for pre-operative patients transferred from other hospitals and for a small cohort of cardiology and medical patients.

The environment incorporates aspects of critical care, cardiac care and specialised surgical care.  Advanced assessment, non-invasive ventilation, invasive monitoring, epicardial pacing, digital chest drain management, chest ultrasonography and post-operative education are all included as part of nurse-led care on the ward.

Your new role:

  • Further develop your career in a fascinating, nurse-led area.
  • Work with an inclusive and supportive team.
  • Gain a range of advanced nursing skills.
  • Access to educational support and opportunities.

About you:

  • Motivated and passionate about working at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Willing to contribute to a positive ward culture
  • Ready to develop professionally in the field of cardiothoracic nursing
  • Willing to learn or further your development in an electronic medical record (EMR) documentation platform
Contact Person Adam Bonser
Contact Number 93427987
Closing Date 23/06/2022

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