Registered Nurse (518483)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 8, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Part-time, Flexible

Job Description:


Tasmanian Neurosurgical Unit Vision Statement:

Paving the way for exemplary patient-centred care through clinical excellence, innovation and professionalism.

Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmanian Neurosurgical Unit ward K8W.

Seeking passionate and driven Registered Nurses to join the dynamic and supportive team on K8W, Tasmanian Neurosurgical Unit.

The Tasmanian Neurosurgical Unit is a level 6, state - wide tertiary referral centre receiving both elective and emergency Neurosurgery and Neurology patients with a variety of clinical presentations. Registered Nurses on K8W are afforded the opportunity to be exposed to and care for, varying levels of acuity with a total of 24 beds inclusive of 6 Neurosurgical High Dependency beds. There are vast opportunities for career development through the Neurosurgical High Dependency course and access to ongoing professional development. Registered Nurses on K8W are afforded the ability to practice both autonomously and in a close collaborative relationship with the surgical team.

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

Details of Appointment

Multiple permanent, full time and part time, shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $75,902 - $102,908 per annum. Our Employer 11.5% 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:


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. 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.

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 outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

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

For more information contact -

Jakalyn Gatward

Position: Acting Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: 0409 073 537

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