Registered Nurse - Community (503034)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 16, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Role:

The Registered Nurse - Community strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care by;

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for a full list of the duties.

The Hospital:

Smithton District Hospital (SDH) and Community Health Centre 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.

Smithton Community Nursing provide a 7 day a week service to clients in their own home plus a clinic service.

Details of Appointment

Permanent part time shift-worker position working 48 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $69,835 - $96,428 per annum pro rata + 11% 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
  2. Current Driver’s Licence

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.

*As required by CHSP or the Aged Care Act, occupants of this role are required to undertake a conviction check assessment every three years.

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

Phone: (03) 6478 9514
Position: Director of Nursing - Smithton District Hospital

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