Registered Nurse - West Coast District Hospital (502371)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Aug 31, 2023
Medicine Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:


Registered Nurse – Permanent Full-time and Part Time – Multiple Positions

Tasmanian Health Service – West Coast District Hospital

To be Tasmanian is to value quality over quantity. We create, preserve, and protect the unusual. With quiet confidence, with passion and perseverance, we pursue the extraordinary.

You could be a Registered Nurse anywhere in the world. But working on the West Coast, you’ll understand the impact you make every day. It’s an exciting and rewarding place to work and you will make a valuable contribution to a small community while enjoying the lifestyle of a rugged and remote landscape. Our remoteness helps drive a culture of invention and human connection, which feels both old fashioned and… like the only future worth pursuing. Here you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to breath-taking coastlines, National Parks or award-winning fresh produce – all right on your doorstep. Whether you love mountain bike riding, bush walking or exploring history, the West Coast offers so many amazing experiences.

Our West Coast District Hospital is a place where people from across the caring professions come together to serve our community members in Queenstown and the surrounding areas. Here, you are encouraged to be your authentic self, to pursue your passions, and to bring your own unique characteristics into our team.

We are small enough in Tasmania for you to shape and influence your work and make a real difference every day. Yet we are big enough for you to feel part of something important, somewhere you can belong and be surrounded by diversity, innovation, and friendships. We’ll look after you from the very beginning, ensure you are fully inducted and welcomed into our team and culture.

The Role and the Team: The Department of Health are seeking suitably qualified applicants for the role of Registered Nurse to work in the West Coast District Hospital.

The West Coast Hospital includes 9 sub-acute care beds inclusive of 1 Palliative Suite, an Emergency First Response Unit, a 16 bed Aged Care Residential facility and visiting services such as Radiology, Diabetic Clinic, Physiotherapy and Podiatry.

As a Registered Nurse, you will strengthen health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with patients/clients, their families and other health professionals.

Please get in touch with Kerolie – our Nurse Unit Manager for the West Coast if you’d like to know more about our roles, services, and what we can do for you or (03) 6495 1550.

Details of Appointment

Multiple permanent full time or 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

Salary: $69,835 to $96,428 pro rata per annum + 11% superannuation

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 Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (NDIS endorsed)

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, 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)

Kerolie Boyd

Position: Nurse Unit Manager West Coast
Phone: (03) 6495 1550

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