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Registered Nurse


Posted: 13 May 2022

Location: TAS

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. 

The role:

Note: — Please refer to the State­ment of Duties for all the selec­tion cri­te­ria of this posi­tion to address in your application. 

  1. 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. 

  2. Active­ly par­tic­i­pates in clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion, safe­ty and qual­i­ty process­es, prac­tice devel­op­ment and oth­er clin­i­cal lead­er­ship activities. 

  3. Assists the Nurse Unit Man­ag­er in sup­port­ing and guid­ing staff per­for­mance and development. 

  4. Man­ages a clin­i­cal port­fo­lio and con­tributes to research and oth­er prac­tice devel­op­ment activ­i­ties with­in the prac­tice area. 

The team:

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: 

  1. Reg­is­tered with the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Aus­tralia as a Reg­is­tered Nurse 

  2. 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: 

  1. Con­vic­tion checks in the fol­low­ing areas: 

    1. crimes of violence 

    2. sex relat­ed offences 

    3. seri­ous drug offences 

    4. crimes involv­ing dishonesty 

  2. Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion check 

  3. Dis­ci­pli­nary action in pre­vi­ous employ­ment check. 

For more infor­ma­tion on how to apply, please fol­low the below link: 

Tas­man­ian Gov­ern­ment Jobs (page​up​peo​ple​.com)


For More Information 

Shon­el Davey
Posi­tion: A/​Nurse Unit Man­ag­er Phone: (03)64936268
E‑mail: shonel.​davey@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au