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ICU/PICU nurses wanted for Home Care in Balnarring


Dear ICU/PICU nurse Extraordinaire, 

Your decision to click into this job advert is probably going to turn out to be the smartest move you've ever made!

I'll get to why in just a minute...

But first let me guess what brought you here...

You're looking for a challenging but rewarding role where what you do ACTUALLY matters and makes a difference...

You're sick of having to dress up in uncomfortable uniform....And then feel trapped in a sterile environment all day with bright fluorescent lighting and no fresh air...

You have been searching through Seek for a role that is a little different from all the ordinary boring stuff.

And you want a job where you are actually excited to come to work everyday and love what you do...

Well, I have some great news for you...You have just found that very opportunity.

But before you read on, let me be brutally honest and tell you this role isn't for everyone....

Here is Who We Are And What We Do

Having a loved one at home who is either ventilator dependent and/or who has medically complex needs is a unique event in somebody’s life and that includes their family. 

Taking them home from an Intensive Care environment is a unique and powerful event...

Probably the most powerful event a long-term ICU/PICU Patient and their family may experience in their entire lifetime.

Our mission at INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME is simple: to empower long-term Intensive Care Patients and their families and welcome them with new awareness, opportunities, love and joy in the midst of challenges and to give them the precious gift of a peaceful and gentle transition to a holistic Patient and family friendly home care environment. 

We are passionate about supporting long-term ICU Patients and their families in achieving a transformational  experience and helping them to get out of a sterile and limiting Intensive Care environment back to a place they love and cherish, their own home.

Sound good so far?...

Well let me tell you....

What We Are Looking For:

Someone who most importantly identifies with our values and can work within a demanding yet rewarding environment.

This is a team oriented position and requires someone with exceptional multi-tasking skills, who is highly focused and has great attention to detail.

But more importantly we are looking for someone who above all has a heart and is compassionate to others, never passing judgement on to others.

At INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME, we've taken great care to create a nurturing environment for our Patients and their families and we want you to be a calming influence, make others feel at ease and have great empathy for the clients we work with.

Ideally you are vested in learning and developing as you go and being proactive when it comes to getting things done in an effective and efficient manner.


Support and reassure clients on all processes with INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME.

Liaise with specialists, hospitals, doctors and allied health.

Attend staff meetings with all practitioners.

Co-ordinate daily care activities.

Manage all stock, scripts, stationery and supplies.

Sensitivity in an Intensive Home Care environment and being able to read and manage family and care dynamics

Essential Skills:

A minimum of two years ICU/PICU experience, ideally with a post-graduate certificate or equivalent

Ventilation and tracheostomy competent

A high degree of self confidence and self-awareness

Australian citizen or permanent resident visa.

Current AHPRA registration.

Thrives in a high pressure and deadline driven environment.

Ability to review and implement best practice processes and procedures.

Self-starter who's resourceful, driven and seen as a problem solver.

Ability to organise, coordinate and deliver on multiple tasks concurrently.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

A team player able to inspire and engage those you work with.

An ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

Open-minded without judgement, showing empathy towards all clients.

Maintain client confidentiality.

Valid driver’s licence with own car. A company car can be made available for the right candidate(s).

Willing to relocate to Melbourne or surroundings if you are applying from outside.

Working with children check.

Police check.

Relevant Emergency trainings such as BLS/ALS.

If you believe you have what it takes, tick the boxes above, are willing (more importantly excited) to commit and give it your all, then we'd love to hear from you!

So why will applying for this role be the smartest move you may ever pull?

It's simple, you and I both know that most of the ICU nursing roles advertised are boring and dull and you’ve been around long enough you know that they are in a highly political environment that doesn’t leave you much room to breathe.

They mainly consist of doing the same routine thing, day in and day out, with little room for thinking and acting outside the box. You basically get told what to do and work under a tight time schedule, which can lead to burnout, stress and job dissatisfaction.

This opportunity couldn't be any more different.

No day is the same and you will be interacting with our lovely clients and working in a dynamic environment daily.

We also have a nurse educator that supports staff in the field!

A Word of Warning...

Make sure to put your application in as soon as possible to avoid missing out as this is a rare once in a lifetime opportunity...

So If this sounds like the role you've been searching for, then send your application to or call Patrik on 041 094 2230

If you're reading this ad, that means this role is still available. Be quick!

To apply: Please forward your resume addressing the key selection criteria above and importantly WHY you believe you would be the right person for this role.

We look forward to welcoming the right candidate(s) to our team :)

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Registered NurseINTENSIVE CARE AT HOME Pty Ltd
Location VIC
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Community,ICU
Closing Date 16-12-2019

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