Enrolled Nurse (514651)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 19, 2023
Medicine Full-time, Part-time, Flexible

Job Description:

The Role:

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

The Team

The Medical Ward consists of 33 beds providing Palliative Care, Geriatric Care, and a mixture of acute and sub-acute medicine. This ward bustles with activity and is committed to delivering high quality care to a variety of medically admitted patients. The Specialist Palliative Care Inpatient Service is closely aligned with Community services to deliver specialist care to patients with an acute onset of symptoms or in the terminal phase. Work is under way to develop a Geriatric Evaluation and Management model of care that will support patients to be cared for while being able to engage in active therapy and social activities. Staff in this ward should have an interest and or experience in sub-acute care, along with the skills required for general medical nursing. Post graduate qualifications in acute care, palliative care, geriatrics or dementia care would be highly regarded.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full and part time, shift work positions, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $66,811 - $69,835 per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse (holds a Board-approved qualification in administration of medicines

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. Crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. 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

*Please note that our application process has changed refer to the application guide for information on the new application format.

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 that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information

Merlyn Goss

Position: Nurse Unit Manager - Medical Ward Mersey
Phone: (03) 6478 5198
E-mail: [email protected]

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