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ED Registered Nurse
Posted: 16 Jan 2023
Location: NW TAS
Do you have experience working as a Registered Nurse in an Emergency Department and are looking for a sea change?
The Department of Health, Tasmania currently has multiple Registered Nurse – Emergency Department vacancies at our two hospitals located on the stunning north west coast.
Why North West Tasmania?
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 fascinating history. Very affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations at a fraction of the cost compared to Australia’s capital cities. Traffic jams are not common in North West Tasmania and you will have a great work life balance.
About our Hospitals
The North West Regional Hospital
The North West Regional Hospital, Burnie is a 160 bed facility and is the principal referral centre for the North West Tasmanian community and provides general medicine, surgical (including orthopaedic), intensive care, cancer services, paediatric services, outpatient clinics and specialist 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.
Burnie has a dynamic cultural life with galleries, performances, exhibitions, community events and public spaces featuring buildings by contemporary Tasmanian architects and designers. The 20,000 residents enjoy a vibrant shopping district that spills onto the beach for seafood and coffee. Fantastic food is available in Burnie’s great choice of restaurants and cafes. Burnie is a 35-minute drive west of Devonport and a 90-minute drive from Cradle Mountain.
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The Mersey Community Hospital
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 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.
Latrobe has all the modern amenities and offers an affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations. It is never too far to prime organic produce, true farmers’ markets, a multitude of food festivals, national parks, mountain biking trails and so much more. Our dual carriage way, the Bass Highway, connects Latrobe to Devonport and Burnie (10 and 40 minutes away respectively) which offer city conveniences. The bustling city of Launceston is only an hour away from Latrobe.
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Closing dates 27/2/2023 at 11:55pm