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Registered Nurse - Community

Nursing

Posted: 12 Jan 2022

Location: North West Tasmania

Department of Health are seeking applicants for the role of Registered Nurse – Community to work for the Hellyer Community Nursing Service in North-West Tasmania.
Tired of big cities? How about a walk along the beach just before work?

Con­sid­er mov­ing to North West Tas­ma­nia to expe­ri­ence won­der­ful beach­es, moun­tains, world her­itage list­ed nation­al parks, hin­ter­land vil­lages, great food, wine and more. Liv­ing in Tas­ma­nia you will expe­ri­ence a tem­per­ate cli­mate with four dis­tinct sea­sons, world-renowned food and wine, wild and beau­ti­ful land­scapes, a relaxed island lifestyle, and a fas­ci­nat­ing his­to­ry. Very afford­able lifestyle with fan­tas­tic prop­er­ties in idyl­lic loca­tions at a frac­tion of the cost com­pared to Australia’s cap­i­tal cities. Traf­fic jam is not a com­mon term in North West Tas­ma­nia and you will have a great work life balance. 

Tas­man­ian | The qui­et pur­suit of the extraordinary

The Team:

The Helly­er Com­mu­ni­ty Nurs­ing Ser­vice oper­ates with­in a Pri­ma­ry Health frame­work to deliv­er nurs­ing care to the Burnie/​Wynyard/​Penguin com­mu­ni­ties. Com­mu­ni­ty nurs­ing ser­vices are avail­able in clin­ic set­tings at Com­mu­ni­ty Health Cen­tres or in-home vis­its for Hos­pi­tal in the Home clients and those unable to attend a clinic.

Nurs­ing care includes chron­ic and com­plex wound care includ­ing Neg­a­tive Pres­sure Wound Ther­a­py, indwelling and supra pubic catheter changes and man­age­ment, end of life pal­lia­tive care includ­ing syringe dri­ver man­age­ment, post-acute care fol­low­ing dis­charge from hos­pi­tal and med­ica­tion man­age­ment includ­ing sup­port and man­age­ment of med­ica­tions via IV/​IM/​Subcut routes. Venepunc­ture, can­nu­la­tion and PICC man­age­ment are attend­ed fol­low­ing sup­port­ed cre­den­tial­ing for those wish­ing to advance their skills.

Ser­vice deliv­ery mod­els are:

  • Gen­er­al Com­mu­ni­ty Nursing
  • Com­mu­ni­ty Nurs­ing Enhanced Care Ser­vice (CoNECS ) ‑Direct refer­ral from Emer­gency Depart­ment for free short-term care at Com­mu­ni­ty Nurs­ing clin­ics for clients requir­ing IV med­ica­tion & wound care (includ­ing burns care) fol­low­ing pre­sen­ta­tion at DEM
  • Hos­pi­tal in the Home (HITH) pro­gramme- Clients are trans­ferred to a vir­tu­al ward’ and cared for at home under the care of their con­sul­tant by Com­mu­ni­ty nurses

Details of Appointment

Mul­ti­ple Per­ma­nent Full Time and Part Time Shift-Work­er posi­tions avail­able work­ing up to 76 hours per fortnight 

Salary: $67,982-$93,964 pro-rata per annum + 10% super­an­nu­a­tion + access to salary packaging

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty:

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 Driver’s Licence.
  3. Pre-employ­ment Checks. 

For More Infor­ma­tion and How to Apply 

Please vis­it our web­site.

Con­tact

Lisa Probert

Phone: (0364777355
Posi­tion: Nurse Unit Man­ag­er, Hellyer
E‑mail: lisa.​probert@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au

Appli­ca­tions close 27 Jan­u­ary 2022.