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  • Better work life balance
  • Better shift planning and choice
  • Friendly and supportive culture
  • Broadest range of specialisation opportunities
  • Education and career advancement
  • Evidence-based professional practice framework
  • Commuter-friendly location
  • On-site parking and childcare
  • Generous salary packaging for more take-home pay

Nursing specialties

Austin Health is recognised as a national leader in the delivery of clinical and allied health services in many areas and provides the only statewide service for acute spinal injuries, liver transplant and child psychiatry. It is the state referral centre for toxicology.

Approximately 800 overnight beds including:

  • Acute - Austin Hospital (466 beds)
  • Aged Care - Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital (96 beds)
  • Rehabilitation - Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre (80 beds)
  • Mental Health - combined sites (156 beds)

Clinical Service Units:

  • Aged and Residential Care
  • Ambulatory Services
  • Anaesthetics, Preoperative Services and Intensive Care Unit
  • Cancer, Spinal and Outpatients
  • Diagnostic Areas
  • Medical and Emergency
  • Mental Health
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Speciality Services
  • Surgery services

Meet the team

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"Austin Health is a special place to work because of the people."

Kaity Henderson

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department

Clinical Nurse Consultant

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"Very collegiate, very supportive environment."

Cornelio Gison

Clinical Nurse Specialist, ICU

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“Austin is unique in that we have such a multitude of services, including specialist services.”

Nicole Cowling

Clinical Nurse Consultant

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"Every time I've wanted to do something for my own professional growth and development, somebody has helped make that opportunity happen."

Penny Dufton

Clinical Nurse Consultant, Cancer Services

Where your nurse career with Austin Health can take you

We offer a very broad range of practice and career opportunities for nurses at all stages in their career. We provide the broadest range of nursing specialisations in Victoria, supported by our evidence based professional practice framework, and postgraduate and transition to specialty practice programs.

We're internationally renowned for our research in many areas including epilepsy, stroke, transplants, cardiac surgery, cancer, orthopaedics, mental health and clinical teaching.

Our Graduate Nurse Program is renowned for the level of support offered.

All Austin Health nurses have access to the largest clinical nursing education department in Victoria and our evidence-based professional practice framework.

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Diversity and inclusion

We want our staff to thrive, be their best selves, and feel engaged, safe and empowered.

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Employee benefits

We offer a range of benefits, including salary packaging, wellbeing programs and staff discounts.

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We welcome applications from overseas health professionals who are looking to move to Australia.

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