Registered Nurse - Clinical Coach (526580)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 17, 2021
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.


$85,950 to $91,807 per annum

Access to the Grade 4 salary range $85,950 - $91,807 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4.


Registered Nurse Grade 4


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day worker, working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

Please note that there are multiple vacancies available and part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.


Mental Health Service South


The Registered Nurse– Clinical Coach:

  • Contributes to workplace activities and works collaboratively in assisting and supporting the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager in achieving the goals of the service by contributing to workplace activities beyond the immediate responsibility of delivering clinical care to clients. This will include the Clinical Coach Portfolio, with active involvement in clinical education; clinical leadership and management; safety and quality; and practice development.

  • Contributes to positive client outcomes by facilitating the competence and confidence of novice clinicians via clinical coaching.

  • Plan and participate in the clinical management of patient care within the clinical area; identifying, anticipating and prioritising needs, and working with the interdisciplinary team to achieve individualised patient and unit goals within required timeframes.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse and/or a Registered Midwife (for midwifery settings only)

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

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

Desirable Requirements

  • A minimum of three years’ experience within the setting

  • Possess or working towards relevant post graduate qualifications appropriate to clinical area

  • Membership with the relevant professional organisation (e.g. Australian College of Nursing, ACM, ACORN, ACCCN

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) Generic Registered Nurse Midwife - Clinical Coach G4 (July 2021) HR (1).pdf
(image) Generic Registered Nurse Midwife - Clinical Coach G4 (July 2021) HR (1).docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.docx

How to apply

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

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.

Important information

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For further information contact

Kathryn Gregory
Director of Nursing
Phone: (03) 6166 0825

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