Nurse Practitioner - Wound Management (507676)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 11, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The role:

The occupant of this position is considered to be a clinical leader, achieving excellence within the area of wound care, as evidenced by high standards of nursing practice and patient centred care, effective stewardship of resources, commitment to developing clinical teams, and building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders. Clinical components include assessing, diagnosing, planning including non-pharmacological and pharmacologic treatment in the patients with acute chronic wounds.

The Nurse Practitioner - Wound Management is responsible for evaluating and implementing changes to clinical practice, initiating research and quality improvement activities to benefit all health consumers with respect to wound management. In accordance with established standards, hospital policies and procedures, provide health promotion, education and preventive care on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, part time day worker position working 72.2 hours per fortnight, commencing from 1 April 2023

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $132,215 per annum (pro rata) + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and endorsed to practice as a nurse practitioner
    *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:
  1. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Liz Gadsbey

Position: Nursing Director - Surgery
Phone: (03) 6777 8707
E-mail: [email protected]

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