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Registered Nurse


Posted: 5 Jun 2024

Location: Broome WA

Opportunities are abundant in the Kimberley. Come for the adventure and stay for the people, scenery and amazing sunsets. Work and play in one of the most sought-after and photographed locations in Australia.

Job Title:

  • Posi­tion Num­ber: 00200493
  • Divi­sion: Kim­ber­ley
  • Loca­tion (1 Sub­urb Only): Broome
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Salary : RN Lev­el 1 $75,957 — $96,712 p.a. pro rata
  • Clos­ing Date: 17 June 2024

This vacan­cy is for Mul­ti­ple Posi­tions avail­able, per­ma­nent, fixed term and casu­al. Fixed term avail­able with the pos­si­bly of exten­sion and/​or Per­ma­nen­cy.

An oppor­tu­ni­ty exists for a tal­ent­ed and enthu­si­as­tic Reg­is­tered Nurse to join the team at Broome Region­al Health Cam­pus – Kim­ber­ley.

  • Great ben­e­fits includ­ing loca­tion allowance, annu­al trav­el allowance and an addi­tion­al week annu­al leave
  • Gen­er­ous Salary Pack­ag­ing Benefits
  • The Coun­try Nurs­ing & Mid­wifery Incen­tive Program
  • As a WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice employ­ee, you’re enti­tled to dis­counts across some pri­vate health care funds. Please see attached fly­er for fur­ther details. 

To be suc­cess­ful, you will have…

  • Eli­gi­bil­i­ty for reg­is­tra­tion in the cat­e­go­ry of Reg­is­tered Nurse by the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Australia.
  • Demon­strat­ed com­pe­tence in plan­ning, coor­di­na­tion and deci­sion mak­ing in the man­age­ment of patients, with­in the peri­op­er­a­tive department.
  • Demon­strat­ed recent appro­pri­ate acute expe­ri­ence in the peri­op­er­a­tive field as a Reg­is­tered Nurse.
  • Demon­strat­ed abil­i­ty to func­tion as a team leader and team member.
  • Demon­strat­ed effec­tive writ­ten and ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and inter­per­son­al skills.
  • Demon­strat­ed sound com­put­er skills.
  • Demon­strat­ed incor­po­ra­tion of qual­i­ty of risk man­age­ment with­in practice

Posi­tion Profile:

Pro­vides nurs­ing care for patients attend­ing the Peri­op­er­a­tive Depart­ment with­in the scope of prac­tice of a Reg­is­tered Nurse. Assists in plan­ning and facil­i­tates unit nurs­ing activ­i­ties in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Clin­i­cal Nurs­es and the Clin­i­cal Nurse Man­ag­er. Acts as a clin­i­cal resource for oth­er Reg­is­tered Nurs­es, Enrolled Nurs­es, Grad­u­ate Nurs­es, Assis­tants in Nurs­ing and Stu­dent Nurses.

What we offer

In addi­tion to the great salary employ­ees may be eli­gi­ble to enjoy an amaz­ing range of benefits:

  • Loca­tion based allowances including:
    • Addi­tion­al North West paid leave
    • Dis­trict Allowance — region­al specific
    • Annu­al trav­el sub­sidy (ALTC)
    • Air-con­di­tion­ing sub­sidy allowance.
  • Heav­i­ly sub­sidised hous­ing Gov­ern­ment Region­al Offi­cer Housing
  • Paid study Leave assis­tance – region­al spe­cif­ic as per EBA
  • Gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing benefits:
    • Up to $9010 on a range of ben­e­fits such as mort­gage, your rent or oth­er every­day liv­ing expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal enter­tain­ment, hol­i­day accom­mo­da­tion and venue hire
    • Access to novat­ed leas­ing to use pre-tax dol­lars for a car and expenses
  • Plus, Addi­tion­al Remote Area Spe­cif­ic Benefits.
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing and leave arrangements 
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment opportunities 
  • Con­tin­u­ous learn­ing opportunities
  • 11% Super­an­nu­a­tion Guarantee
  • WACHS sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices and con­sid­er­a­tion will be giv­en to flex­i­ble work/​roster options, where oper­a­tional­ly appropriate. 

The Coun­try Nurs­ing & Mid­wifery incen­tive pro­gram is avail­able to new and exist­ing nurs­es and mid­wives — across a broad range of patient-fac­ing roles — on fixed term or per­ma­nent con­tracts at 76 select loca­tions. Eli­gi­ble nurs­es and mid­wives can receive between $5,000 and $17,000 in sup­port over 12 months (WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice — Coun­try Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Incen­tive Program).

Area Pro­file

WACHS Kim­ber­ley is the most north­ern health region of WACHS. The Kim­ber­ley region has approx­i­mate­ly 200 Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties, over 34 dif­fer­ent Abo­rig­i­nal lan­guage groups and 45 per­cent of the pop­u­la­tion are Abo­rig­i­nal and/​or Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ple. WACHS Kim­ber­ley con­sists of six hos­pi­tals, an inpa­tient men­tal health unit, three Com­mu­ni­ty Direc­torates and a Cor­po­rate Office. WACHS Kim­ber­ley pro­vides hos­pi­tal, com­mu­ni­ty health, pub­lic health, remote area health, com­mu­ni­ty aged care, and men­tal health ser­vices across the region through a ded­i­cat­ed team of med­ical, nurs­ing, Abo­rig­i­nal health, allied health, and sup­port staff.

Want to know more about this role?

We encour­age you to con­tact Emma Mar­tinez on 08 9194 2313.

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty to Apply: Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy is an essen­tial require­ment for appli­cants to be con­sid­ered for per­ma­nent posi­tions in the pub­lic sector.

How to Apply: Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/​p​a​g​e​.​p​h​p​?​p​a​g​e​I​D​=​160&​w​i​n​d​o​w​U​I​D​=​0&​A​d​v​e​r​t​I​D​=​352596