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Dialysis Unit Registered Nurse

Multiple Positions


Reference: 4771664

  • Dialysis Unit Registered Nurse
  • 0.6 FTE or 48 hrs FN 8 month contract for Long Service Leave
  • Progressive and cohesive team environment

About Djerriwarrh Health

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs.

We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge, enhance skills, and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help, you develop your career with us.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect

Your opportunity

Renal Dialysis is a 12-chair haemodialysis unit operating within Melton Health. The service provides haemodialysis treatments for individuals three times per week. The service is staffed by Registered Nurses trained in the delivery of haemodialysis and sessional Nephrologists. The unit is also supported by Allied Health staff and Patient Services Assistants. Renal Dialysis operates in partnership with the Western Health Renal Service.

The Role

Shifts will be Monday to Saturday of 8 hours duration; and your roster will be negotiated with your NUM.

The successful applicant will act as a clinical and professional resource person demonstrating broad knowledge and clinical expertise in all facets of Renal Dialysis nursing. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and problem solving skills within the renal dialysis unit.

About you

  • Current AHPRA registration as a registered nurse
  • Extensive dialysis nursing experience
  • Developed assessment, clinical reasoning, problem solving and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills

How to apply

Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire which will include responses to the Key Selection Criteria when applying for this position. To obtain more information and the Key Selection Criteria please refer to the position description.

Applications must be submitted online - to apply for this position click Apply Now or go to: & enter ref code: 4771664.

Applications Close: 28th July 2019

The successful applicant will be required to provide a current Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to the commencement of employment.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applications Close: 24 Jul 2019