Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

Postgraduate Program information

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Paediatric Intensive Care)

Monash Paediatric Intensive Care is a state of the art 10 bed unit with a complex patient mix caring for 800 critically ill children from babies to adolescents in PICU per year. Our PICU is one of only two tertiary paediatric intensive care units in Victoria. Situated within Monash Children’s PICU leads the way in providing family centred care achieved through excellence in innovation, teaching, and research. Our paediatric services are available from metropolitan Melbourne, the Mornington peninsula and the gateway to Gippsland. We are a fast paced dynamic unit who provides the latest up to date care and educational programs.

Course Synopsis

The aim of this post-graduate certificate is to help you broaden your clinical knowledge, enhance your clinical decision-making skills, and become a confident member of the multidisciplinary paediatric intensive care team. You will apply this knowledge to clinical practice, using a child and family-centred approach. Focus areas include advanced ventilation, renal replacement therapy and the care of the child with a traumatic brain injury.

University Partnerships

Monash Children’s Hospital Paediatric Intensive Care Unit maintains a strong partnership with University of Melbourne.

For more course information visit:

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Paediatric Intensive Care) – The University of Melbourne

Paediatric intensive care is a dynamic and challenging specialty, requiring specialist nursing skills and knowledge to provide care to critically ill infants, children, adolescents and their families.

Selection Criteria

  • Must be employed at Monash Children’s Hospital Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Minimum 12 months of experience in Paediatric Intensive Care
  • Requires confirmed support from PICU Clinical Nurse Educators and Nurse Manager.

Program Enquiries

If you require any further information please contact Martin Perry or Natalie Constantin (PICU Clinical Nurse Educators) on PICU_Education@monashhealth.org for any further details.

What Next

If this sounds like you, we have a number of opportunities across the organisation and welcome your application.

If you are successful you will participate in a 7 day rotating roster.

Please click on the link below to apply:

Registered Nurse/Midwife – Post Graduate Opportunities

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful and what a great way to move into a specialised career in nursing with this amazing opportunity at Monash Health