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Posted: 13 May 2022
We are seeking applications from enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses that are wanting to expand their nursing skills and knowledge, within our Paediatric Unit.
Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.
Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high-quality patient and family centred care. You will become a valued member of a world class team of nurses.
Note: — Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.
Supports the Nurse Unit Manager and/or Clinical Coordinator in the coordination of patient/client care delivery on a shift-by-shift basis through the effective allocation and prioritising of nursing resources.
Actively participates in clinical education, safety and quality processes, practice development and other clinical leadership activities.
Assists the Nurse Unit Manager in supporting and guiding staff performance and development.
Manages a clinical portfolio and contributes to research and other practice development activities within the practice area.
The Paediatric Unit at the NWRH is a 16-bed unit; we are the only acute paediatric inpatient facility on the NW coast and provide care to infants, children, and adolescents through to 18 years of age.
The unit caters for a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions. With a strong belief in a multidisciplinary team approach, the paediatric team actively involves Physiotherapists, Dieticians, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Speech Pathologists and Social Workers in the delivery of family-based care.
You will make an impact by:
Having an excellent clinical understanding of paediatric nursing care
Striving to consistently improve your service delivery and clinical practice
Working cooperatively and collaboratively with all team members in our multidisciplinary team
Having highly developed communication and organisational skills
Displaying a flexible and positive attitude
Details of Appointment
Permanent / Fixed term, full time / part time shift work, position working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP
Salary: $67, 982 — $93, 964 per annum + 10% superannuation + access to salary packaging You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.
Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration
The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
Conviction checks in the following areas:
crimes of violence
sex related offences
serious drug offences
crimes involving dishonesty
Disciplinary action in previous employment check.
For more information on how to apply, please follow the below link:
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 29TH MAY 2022
For More Information
Position: A/Nurse Unit Manager Phone: (03)64936268