Project Nurse - Nursing and Midwifery Recruitment Workforce Project (526367)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 23, 2021
Medicine Full-time

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.


$99,736 to $106,036 pro-rata per annum


Registered Nurse Grade 6


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP for a period of 12 months.

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


Royal Hobart Hospital


The Project Nurse:

  • Manages and coordinates nursing and midwifery projects that contribute to the strategic objectives of the Department of Health (DoH).

  • Responsible for undertaking robust research activities that contribute to nursing and midwifery policy or projects.

  • Undertakes the management support of committees (or other groups) associated with the projects.

In the role of Project Nurse - Nursing and Midwifery Recruitment Workforce Project you will:

  • Be responsible for robust, high level research with a local, national and international focus to inform the requirements of policy and projects relevant to nursing and midwifery. Research includes critical analysis; networking; development of recommendations; and reporting.

  • Develop project plans that consider and incorporate the current political, social and professional environment locally, nationally and internationally. Project planning includes:
  • research and critical analysis
  • sound governance arrangements
  • development of project milestones
  • risk identification and mitigation strategies
  • effective consultation and communication strategies.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

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

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

  • Current Driver’s Licence

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 vacancies.

Generic Project Nurse - Nursing & Midwifery Recruitment Workforce Project G6 (Sept 2021) HR.pdf
Project Nurse - Nursing & Midwifery Rec Workforce Project G6.docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.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.

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For further information contact

Cara Nixon
Executive Assistant
Phone: (03) 6166 7566

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