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Paediatric Registered Nurse – Ward 3A Forest, MCH

Monash Health
Full Time
Part Time

May 19 2022

About Forest Ward at Monash Children’s Hospital, Clayton

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH) cares for more than 100,000 children per year, providing care across the continuum of paediatric services from birth to 18 years of age.  It is one of the largest children’s hospitals in Australia and one of only two tertiary paediatric hospitals in Victoria. MCH is co-located next to Monash Medical Centre in Clayton and is a purpose-built paediatric facility where clinical services will be delivered in a child and family-friendly environment.

Ward 3a Forest is one of three inpatient units at MCH we are predominately the Children’s surgical ward but also take medical and adolescent patients. Currently funded to be open to 28 beds with the potential to open to 32 inpatient beds.

About The Role

We currently have excellent roles for Paediatric Registered Nurses to join our team.  You will be exposed to a vast variety of surgical interventions both pre and post Op as well as develop your clinical skills within a supportive environment. As a passionate, dedicated and accomplished Paediatric Nurse you will be responsible for seamless holistic patient care for both patients and their families.

We have Full and Part Time Ongoing roles working across a 24/7 rotating roster.

About You

You are an experienced Paediatric Nurse you are highly committed to delivering exceptional care within a dynamic and varied environment. As a clear communicator you have the ability to build rapport with others, working collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams.

What You Need

  • Relevant Qualifications combined with Paediatric Nursing experience ideally in a surgical setting
  • Demonstrated Paediatric Nursing experience & family centred care
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Ability to work legally in Australia
  • Flexibility to work across a 24/7 rotating roster

What we offer

As a Monash Health employee, you’ll have access to a range of benefits including:

  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program;
  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay;
  • free flu vaccinations;
  • travel clinic and Employee Imaging Service;
  • Employee Assistance Program available to employees and their families; and
  • private health insurance at discounted rates.

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

How To Apply

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System; we’re unable to consider email applications.

If you’re already working for Monash Health, please apply using your Monash Health employee account. If you have any queries regarding employee accounts please contact our Recruitment Services team by email –

In order to appoint the best available talent, we apply a rigorous and transparent selection process, and we undertake to facilitate this as efficiently as possible.  There are a number of probity checks that need to be completed before we can extend an offer of employment, including:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same); and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via myGov. 

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

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