Position Details
Reference Number 23016
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2)
Employment Type Full time - permanent, Part time - permanent
Division Acute Health
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020
Classification:  YP3

EBA:  Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020
Classification:  YP11

Hours per fortnight 256
Position Summary

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Our organisation vision is "Healthy communities and world class healthcare".


The organisation services the Loddon Mallee region, which covers about 26 per cent of Victoria and a population around 307,000. We provide health care across the entire lifespan from pre-natal and newborn babies to the aged, their families and carers. With more than 3500 staff and covering an area a quarter the size of Victoria, Bendigo Health has over 650 beds which treats over 42,000 in-patients, attends to 51,000 emergency cases and delivers approximately 1350 babies each year.


The Emergency Department (ED) sees around 52,000 patients each year, making it one of the busiest emergency departments in regional Victoria and busier than some metropolitan emergency departments. The ED is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year and is staffed by a dedicated team of professionals including emergency medicine specialist doctors, critical care trained nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners specialising in emergency care and physiotherapists with expertise in urgent conditions, supported technical and clerical staff. The Bendigo Emergency Department is comprised of 14 centrally monitored acute cubicles, three state of the art resuscitation bays, five fast track consultation rooms and a 12 bed independent Short Stay Unit.


Bendigo Health, employs around 3400 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

Title: Registered Nurse

Department: Emergency
Salary: As per award

Hours: Negotiable


For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Selection Criteria
01.Current registration as Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia.

02.Recent emergency department experience.

03.Have knowledge of the national emergency access targets “NEAT".

04.Have a sound understanding of emergency department key performance indicators in relation to time to treatment and admission criteria.

05.Have a sound understanding of the concept of streaming.

06.Sound interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer-focus.

07.Demonstrated evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development.
Contact Person Brenton Dillon
Contact Number (03) 5454 8103
Contact Email bdillon@bendigohealth.org.au
Closing Date 20/02/2018
Position Description
RN position description - July 2017.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.