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Reference Number 45746
Position Title Registered Nurse - Introduction to ICU
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Registered Nurses [22]
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  • Introduction to Intensive Care Nursing at the Royal Melbourne Hospital!
  • Applications are now open for the August 2019 intake. 
  • Also offering Bridging & Refresher Programs

The Royal Melbourne Hospital, which is part of Melbourne Health, is a world-class teaching hospital and one of Victoria’s largest Trauma Centres. It provides general, specialist and trauma services and offers an exciting opportunity to further your specialty nursing skills through postgraduate study.


The Intensive Care Unit provides a supportive and exciting learning environment. ICU consists of 42 beds; including Cardio-thoracic, Trauma, Neurosurgical and Medical-surgical patients. The Royal Melbourne Hospital also supports critically ill patients requiring admission from both the Women’s hospital and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.  The ICU Education department offers structured education programs including theoretical content & clinical assessments.

Your Opportunity:

  • The Introduction program gives you an opportunity to experience ICU over a 12 month period.  ICU experience not necessary but acute care experience is required.
  • The Bridging program is designed for nurses who already have acute post graduate qualifications from a related area- this would be an 18 month program. 
  • The Refresher program is for nurses who have existing post graduate qualifications in critical care but have not worked in the area for a few years- this would be an 18 month program.

All courses commence Monday 5th August 2019

Application Information:

Applications are to be submitted online through Melbourne Health E-Recruit.


Applications must include a cover letter addressed to the Nurse Unit Manager, clearly stating the program being applied for, a resume, transcript from Graduate program, any additional course transcripts and the contact details of two clinical referees.


For further information and application please contact:

RMH ICU Nursing Education team




Applications addressed to

Michelle Spence - Nurse Unit Manager,  

Royal Melbourne Hospital

Intensive Care Unit

Level 6B

Grattan Street

Parkville, Victoria 3050
Telephone: 03 93429100

Email: michelle.spence@mh.org.au



• A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
• Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport.


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning!

Contact Person Michelle Spence
Contact Number 29100
Closing Date 12/05/2019
Position Description
Application Guide click here to view