Project Nurse - Capital Works (522880)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 20, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Role:

Department of Health (DoH) are seeking applications for a Project Nurse - Capital Works based at the Mersey Community Hospital.

The role will work closely with key stakeholders including Hospitals North West Executive, Hospital Management and Staff, Facilities Engineering and Infrastructure Services to plan, co-coordinate and deliver clinical service re-design and capital works projects. The successful applicant will have knowledge of clinical service delivery and change management including high level communication, consultation and negotiation skills and be able to rapidly acquire knowledge of projects in progress for continuation of required actions.

This position may require intra state travel.

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

The Hospital:

The Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe has 95 beds and offers general and specialist health services including 24 hour emergency department, general medicine day surgery and endoscopy, rehabilitation, palliative care and oncology services along with a variety of specialist clinics. Mersey Community Hospital is a dedicated elective surgery centre and provides a mixture of general hospital services. The hospital has close ties with the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School and with TAFE Tasmania thus providing opportunities for comprehensive clinical training programs.

Latrobe has all the modern amenities and offers an affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations. It is never too far to prime organic produce, true farmers' markets, a multitude of food festivals, national parks, mountain biking trails and so much more. Our dual carriage way, the Bass Highway connects Latrobe to Devonport and Burnie (10 and/or 40 minutes away) which offer city conveniences. The bustling city of Launceston is only an hour away from Latrobe. You are close to everything and “traffic jam” is not a common term in Tasmania. Daylight saving and short travel distances allow for a better work life balance.

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, part time, day work, working 64 hours per fortnight, commencing March 2023 until June 2023.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $104,735 - $111,334 per annum (pro rata) + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging.

Eligibility

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

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

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

Knowledge of and experience in;

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:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Anthony Hurst

Nursing Director - Operations MCH

(03) 6478 5298
[email protected]

Important information

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