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Registered Nurse - Emergency


Posted: 12 May 2022

Location: Alice Springs NT

Opportunities exist for Registered Nurses to work in the Emergency Department at Alice Springs Hospital.

  • Alice Springs Hos­pi­tal — Nursing
  • Nurse 2 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $79,799 — $105,575
  • Ongo­ing and Fixed in Alice Springs

Health Careers & Oppor­tu­ni­ties in the North­ern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Depart­ment of Health in the North­ern Territory. The chal­lenges and oppor­tu­ni­ties in health and com­mu­ni­ty care in the Ter­ri­to­ry are like no oth­er in Aus­tralia, from remote Abo­rig­i­nal health to trop­i­cal health and urban ter­tiary care. Con­tin­ued invest­ments in Abo­rig­i­nal health, remote health, acute care and com­mu­ni­ty ser­vices offer many oppor­tu­ni­ties for health pro­fes­sion­als who want to be part of mak­ing a difference.

Cen­tral Australia 

Nurse 2 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $79,799 — $105,575

(Com­pris­ing salary $71,670 – $94,821, super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of 2 weeks extra recre­ation leave) 

In addi­tion to above Pack­age Range; post­grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion and pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment allowances and salary sac­ri­fice pro­vi­sions apply

Alice Springs Hos­pi­tal — Nursing

Sev­er­al vacan­cies are avail­able on a full time and part time or casu­al basis.

Oppor­tu­ni­ties exist for Reg­is­tered Nurs­es to work in the Emer­gency Depart­ment at Alice Springs Hospital. 

Locat­ed in the rugged and beau­ti­ful cen­tre of Aus­tralia, the Alice Springs Emer­gency Depart­ment is unique due to the size of our catch­ment area (1 mil­lion square km’s) and pop­u­la­tion. Home to the Arrernte peo­ple, Alice Springs is a small town and embod­ies the quin­tes­sen­tial Aus­tralian spirit.

Our ED is a 43 bed depart­ment includ­ing three resus­ci­ta­tion bays, four high depen­den­cy bays and a pae­di­atric spe­cif­ic area. Nurs­es com­ing to our depart­ment will progress through all areas of the depart­ment with sup­port and tai­lored edu­ca­tion pack­ages to assist them in upskilling. Our friend­ly and com­mit­ted mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team work close­ly togeth­er to achieve the best out­comes for our patients

We are look­ing for pas­sion­ate, enthu­si­as­tic, ded­i­cat­ed reg­is­tered nurs­es who are able to adapt eas­i­ly and always pro­vide com­pas­sion­ate and patient focused care. Nurs­es apply­ing would need cur­rent AHPRA reg­is­tra­tion and an abil­i­ty to lead and co-ordi­nate client care result­ing in pos­i­tive clin­i­cal out­comes. Ide­al­ly you will have recent Emer­gency expe­ri­ence and expe­ri­ence in man­age­ment of high acu­ity patients. 

In return you will be offered a com­pet­i­tive salary, salary pack­ag­ing, up to 7 weeks annu­al leave, and excel­lent career pro­gres­sion opportunities 

Relo­ca­tion and quar­an­tine assis­tance may be avail­able if required. 

Expe­ri­ence dri­ving a man­u­al vehi­cle and a cur­rent NT man­u­al dri­ver’s licence and a will­ing­ness and abil­i­ty to trav­el by road or light air­craft to remote com­mu­ni­ties for nego­ti­at­ed peri­ods is required to ful­fil the inher­ent respon­si­bil­i­ties of this role”.

You will be a reg­is­tered nurse hold­ing a cur­rent cer­tifi­cate of reg­is­tra­tion with the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Australia. 

For a con­fi­den­tial dis­cus­sion please con­tact Kim­ber­ley Rob­son on 

08 89517528 or Kimberley.​Robson@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 35214

Vacan­cy clos­ing date: 07/06/2022


Appli­cants should address the selec­tion cri­te­ria and pro­vide a cur­rent CV and con­tact details for 2 ref­er­ees (prefer­ably an email address). For a copy of the Job Descrip­tion and to apply online please vis­it https://​jobs​.nt​.gov​.au/​H​o​m​e​/​J​o​b​D​e​t​a​i​l​s​?​r​t​f​I​d​=​239231

Infor­ma­tion on the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry and its great lifestyle is avail­able at www​.aus​tralias​north​ern​ter​ri​to​ry​.com​.au

Note: The pre­ferred or rec­om­mend­ed appli­cant will be required to hold a cur­rent Work­ing with Chil­dren Clear­ance notice / Ochre Card (appli­ca­tion forms avail­able from SAFE NT @ https://​forms​.pfes​.nt​.gov​.au/​s​afent) and under­go a crim­i­nal his­to­ry check. A crim­i­nal his­to­ry will not exclude an appli­cant from this posi­tion unless it is a rel­e­vant crim­i­nal history.

NTPS employ­ees sub­ject to CHO Direc­tions No. 41 of 2022 requires work­ers in high risk places to have received their third dose (boost­er) by 11 March 2022 and CHO Direc­tions 52/2022 now requires remain­ing employ­ees to have received their third dose (boost­er) by 22 April 2022 (except where a med­ical exemp­tion is grant­ed). Posi­tions may be sub­ject to pre-employ­ment checks such as immu­ni­sa­tion require­ments, work­ing with chil­dren clear­ance notice and crim­i­nal his­to­ry checks. A crim­i­nal his­to­ry will not exclude an appli­cant from this posi­tion unless it is a rel­e­vant crim­i­nal his­to­ry. For immu­ni­sa­tion require­ments — Cat­e­go­ry A (direct con­tact with blood or body sub­stances) or Cat­e­go­ry B (indi­rect con­tact with blood or body sub­stances), check with con­tact per­son for requirements.

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