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HITH Nurse Grade 3B

St Vincent's Hospital

  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging
  • Fitzroy location
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

About the Company
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

Hospital in the Home Nurse - Registered Nurse, Grade 3B

Part Time & Full Time roles available across a 7 day roster.

We are seeking dynamic Registered Nurses to join our rapidly expanding, multi-disciplinary Hospital in the Home (HITH) team.

The positions will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality, person-centred nursing care, including new higher acuity clinical pathways as part of our

exciting Hospital in the Home (HITH) expansion, which is a key pillar of our health service Care Beyond the Walls strategy.

The HITH nurses will work collaboratively with our HITH Medical, and Allied Health staff to facilitate efficient and holistic home-based care for our diverse community.

As the successful applicant, you will become part of a growing multidisciplinary team at a critical time in the history of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, as we transform traditional inpatient care towards a ‘home first’ approach.

About the Role
The HITH Nurse will provide high quality nursing services including assessment of broader care needs to a culturally diverse community. The HITH Nurse is responsible for improving the health status and independence of the consumer and supporting their carer/s in their role, working as part of a team to balance workload, and new patient referrals on a daily basis.

Classifications for this position will range from Registered Nurse Grade 3B YU15 - YU16 ($99,299 per annum).


  • Provide high quality nursing services delivered within professional boundaries and responsibilities including assessment, care planning, treatment, review and education of eligible patients and their carer/s.
  • Provide on call service to HITH patients as rostered
  • Ensure an effective transition to HITH, and between services, that reflects the needs of the patient
  • Provide services which are accessible, responsive and support the needs of diverse communities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience
  • Relevant experience within the community setting and/or across a broad range of acute medical/surgical services
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical skills and knowledge of best practice in clinical nursing practice
  • Demonstrated highly effective interpersonal skills including problem solving, conflict resolution, negotiation, and teaching.
  • Experience working with clients with multiple comorbidities and complex care needs that impact safety, function and independence.


  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park


  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

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Registered NurseSt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR121637
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Acute
Job Type Temporary/Part-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 23-01-2022

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