Registered Nurse (514646)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 2, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Part-time, Flexible

Job Description:


Registered Nurse - Permanent, Full Time or Part time

Tasmanian Health Service - Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe

Do you have an interest and/or experience in sub-acute care, along with the skills required for general medical nursing to join our dynamic team. We are looking for compassionate nurses who create and foster an attitude of positivity, who will thrive with our commitment to teamwork and learning culture. Applications from candidates with post graduate qualifications in acute care, palliative care, geriatrics or dementia care will be highly regarded.

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary

The Ward:

The Medical Ward at the Mersey Community Hospital consists of 33 beds providing Palliative Care, Geriatric Care, and a mixture of acute and sub-acute medicine. This ward bustles with activity and is committed to delivering high quality care to a variety of medically admitted patients.

The Specialist Palliative Care Inpatient Service is closely aligned with community services to deliver specialist care to patients with an acute onset of symptoms or in the terminal phase. Work is under way to develop a Geriatric Evaluation and Management model of care that will support patients to be cared for while being able to engage in active therapy and social activities.

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

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time and part time, shift-worker positions available, working up to 76 hours per fortnight.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $75,902 - $102,908 per annum + 11.5% superannuation

Benefits and Allowances:


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

Merle Goss

Position: Nurse Unit Manager - Medical Ward
Phone: (03) 6478 5198

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