Registered Nurse (526676) - Royal Hobart Hospital (Multiple Vacancies)

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

Job Description:

The Southern region is Tasmania’s most populated area with approximately 250,000 people. It is also the location of both the State capital Hobart, and the main acute hospital in the region, the Royal Hobart Hospital(RHH). The 684 bed Royal Hobart Hospital is Australia’s second oldest hospital, (opened 1804) and is currently undergoing a phased transformational renovation program to further expand and modernise its services and facilities as part of our ambitious Royal Hobart Hospital Masterplan 2020-2050 program.

The RHH is a major clinical teaching and research centre working closely with the University of Tasmania and other institutions. The hospital provides a range of treatments and services, including acute, sub-acute, mental health and aged care inpatient and ambulatory services. As well as caring for patients who are admitted to hospital many services are also offered to patients when they are discharged, in emergency situations through the Emergency Department and at specialist clinics on a doctor’s referral. We offer attractive pay and conditions, supportive and inclusive workplaces, and exciting opportunities to develop your skills and career. When you join the Tasmanian Health Service you will be joining more than 16,000 highly skilled and professionals delivering health services in one of the world’s most exciting and breath-taking locations.

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.

The Area:

The Rapid Assessment Medical Unit (RAMU) is a fast paced, medical short stay (up to 72hrs) inpatient unit with a specialist interdisciplinary team to assess, implement care and early discharge planning for each patient. RAMU is a 24 bed unit with a one-way flow system, accepting patients from the Emergency Department within the specialised ward admission criteria.
RAMU has a dedicated specialist multidisciplinary team, experienced in rapidly assessing patients and implementing care while having a strong approach to discharge planning. Working on RAMU, you will be a part of a supportive and dynamic team, with a focus on education and increasing acute clinical and leadership skills, undertaking many professional development and educational opportunities including gaining Intravenous Cannulation competence, experience in Telemetry monitoring, low level Non- Invasive respiratory support and management (High Flow oxygen) and ward leadership training

Details of Appointments

Multiple permanent, full time, shift-worker (fully rotational) position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

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.

Base Salary: $69,835 - $96,428 per annum plus 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

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

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

Erica Stainer

Phone: (03) 6166 7935

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