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Posted: 14 Apr 2022
Location: Latrobe TAS
We are seeking Nurses who not only are clinically sound, but also value the human interactions that build the core meaning of what it is to care for people.
In accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, Health Workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to 8 January 2022. Applicants are advised that the Public Health Direction applies to all employees of the Department of Health. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.
Our Perfect Candidate:
We are seeking Nurses who not only are clinically sound, but also value the human interactions that build the core meaning of what it is to care for people. We are seeking professional, dedicated, compassionate, and empathic applicants who will take time in their day to connect with patients while they are at their most vulnerable. This will ensure that every patient journey reflects safety, respect and professionalism.
The key skills we are looking for include:
The Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe has 95 beds and offers general and specialist health services including 24 hour emergency department, general medicine, day surgery and endoscopy, rehabilitation, palliative care and day oncology services along with a variety of specialist clinics. Mersey Community Hospital is a dedicated elective surgery centre and provides a mixture of general hospital services. The hospital has close ties with the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School and with TAFE Tasmania thus providing opportunities for comprehensive clinical training programs.
The Nuts and Bolts
Multiple permanent positions available working up to 76 hours per fortnight.
We have the flexibility to match our applicants to our vacancies where you may work either full time or part time, and day work or shift work depending on your skills and experience.
The positions are based in both our Emergency Department and Medical Ward.
The Emergency Department provides approximately 30,000 episodes of care per year across all triage category types and is well connected to Tasmanian and Interstate tertiary health services via road and air emergency transport. Led and supported by FACEMs, the ED has proven competent in the response, care and stabilisation of patients of all complexities.
The Medical Ward is a 30 bed unit comprising of Palliative Care, General Medicine and Geriatric Care. Our team is looking for safe, competent staff who, if not already highly experienced, are willing to learn and develop skills that will provide safe, comprehensive care.
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.
In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:
Base Salary: $67,982 — $93,964 pro rata per annum + employer contributions to superannuation
What’s on offer
Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
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:
For more information on the position and how to apply, follow this link:
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 15TH MAY 2022
Contact: Merle Goss (A/NUM Medical Ward) or Jonathan Weeks (NUM Emergency Department)
6478 5198 or 6478 5132