Nurse Practitioner - Aged Care (518397)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 14, 2020
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


$123,137 per annum


Registered Nurse Grade 8 Level 3


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, shift work (fully rotational), working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please note that hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Tasmanian Health Service - South


Within the Tasmanian Health Service Framework and in accordance with Agency Policy and Procedures, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Aged Care is responsible, within the defined scope of practice, for the development, provision and evaluation of clinical/community nursing care that ensures optimal patient/client/family and community outcomes.

The NP draws upon their professional competencies to improve clinical service outcomes through effective research and quality improvement activities and will actively participate state-wide and nationally in Aged Services research, publication and education.

The NP is responsible as a leader, advisor and mentor for other senior nurses practicing in the field of Aged Services.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and endorsed to practice as a nurse practitioner.

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:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 518397 Nurse Practitioner - Aged Care G8,3 (August 2020) HPRNL.pdf

(image) 518397 Nurse Practitioner - Aged Care G8,3 (August 2020) HPRNL.docx

(image) THS Applicant Guide.pdf

(image) THS Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Colin Banks
Assistant Director of Nursing - Cancer, Chronic Disease & Sub-Acute Care
Phone: 0400 149 719
Email: [email protected]

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