Registered Nurse (523109)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 19, 2023
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

The role:

The Registered Nurse:

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

Neonatal & Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

Located at the Royal Hobart Hospital in K Block on Level 8 East. We are a 28 bed unit with 12 intensive care beds, including 4 paediatric intensive care beds, 8 neonatal intensive care beds, 3 high dependency beds and 13 special care nursery beds. We are a unique unit in that we care for infants up to the age of 14 years who require specialised intensive care.

The NPICU caters for a wide variety of patients including premature infants, babies and children with complex medical and surgical conditions.

The NPICU is the state's referral centre for Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care services.

The NPICU also operates the Neonatal and Paediatric Emergency Transport service covering all areas of Tasmania.

The NPICU has a philosophy based on family centred care and strongly believes in a multidisciplinary team approach.

Details of Appointment

Fixed Term, part time, shift-worker positions working 64 hours per fortnight, commencing July 2023 for approximately 12 months

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $69,835 to $96,428 pro-rata per annum + 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.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
  2. Current Working with Children Registration

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 and 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

Ally Gunton

Acting Nurse Unit Manager – Neonatal Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
0427 436 185
[email protected]

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