Registered Nurse (516244)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 15, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The role:

The Registered Nurse:

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

The Ward:

The Emergency Department (ED) provides a tertiary level service for people with illness or injury 24 hours a day 7 days per week. The ED treats approximately 75,000 people per year.

It is a fast-paced and energetic environment and there are opportunities for staff to be involved in a variety of projects.

Nurses in the department become multi-skilled through exposure to a number of treatment modalities and illness presentations.

The RHH Emergency Department has a co-located Emergency Medical Unit (EMU) which is a short stay ward for patients requiring a brief hospital stay (generally less than 24 hours). The EMU operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week and is a high turnover ward environment with a variety of clinical presentations. EMU will provide opportunities for staff with limited or no experience of emergency nursing who may be interested in transitioning into the emergency nursing specialty.

Details of Appointment

Multiple positions. Permanent, full time and part time, shift-worker positions, working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*Notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant


$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

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. 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 and Function Statement, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Function Statement

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 Function Statement.

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

* Please note that our application process has changed. Refer to the attached Application Guide for information about the new application format.

Please note:

For more information

Georgie Johnston
Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency Department
0438 213 097
[email protected]

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