Nurse Manager - Central Sterilising Department (522852)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 13, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Mersey Community Hospital are seeking a motivated Nurse Manager to join their team in the Central Sterilising Department.

The role:

This exciting new Nurse Manager position encompasses the Central Sterilising Department and Endoscopy services as part of the new restructured leadership team and will play an active part of the ongoing Operating Theatre, Day Surgery, and Central Sterilising Department redevelopment set for completion in 2025. The successful Nurse Manager - Central Sterilising Department (CSD) will:

Please note: Applicants who hold current Post Graduate sterilising qualifications, or working towards, will be highly regarded.

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

The Mersey Community Hospital:

Located in Latrobe, the Mersey Community Hospital offers general and specialist health services including 24 hour emergency department, general medicine day surgery and endoscopy, rehabilitation, palliative care and oncology services along with a variety of specialist clinics. Mersey Community hospital is a dedicated elective surgery centre and provides a mixture of general hospital services. The hospital has close ties with the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School and with TAFE Tasmania thus providing opportunities for comprehensive clinical training programs.

Details of Appointment

Fixed term full time, day worker position working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from April 2024 until April 2025.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $118,801 - $125,301 per annum. 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:

Relocation: a relocation allowance for suitable interstate applicants may be negotiated


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Certificate III in Sterilisation Services or equivalent
  2. Relevant post graduate qualifications

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

Katrina Wills

Position: Nursing Director Surgical & Perioperative services
Phone: 0418 638 301

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