Registered Nurse - Smithton District Hospital (502432)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 12, 2023
Medicine Part-time

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 Hospital:

Smithton District Hospital (SDH) is small sized sub-acute public hospital located in Smithton Tasmania. It services the whole Circular Head region with a catchment population of 8000 people.

The Hospital has 12 subacute beds accommodating general medicine, post-acute, palliative and end of life care. We have a 3-bay emergency first response unit staffed by Nurses and General Practitioners who are contracted to provide on call medical services.

SDH offers outpatient services including low risk chemotherapy and supportive treatments for cancer patients, blood products and iron infusions for acute and chronic conditions. In addition, SDH also provide twice weekly antenatal clinics.

Details of Appointment

Fixed term part time shift-worker position working 32 hours per fortnight for a 12 month period commencing as soon as possible until September 2024.

On average a senior full-time Registered Nurse can earn up to $116,963 per annum including penalty rates. Our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

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:

Base Salary: $69,835 - $96,428 per annum pro rata


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, 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)

Sharan McLaren

Position: Director of Nursing
Phone: 0499 938 405

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