Nursing Director - Women's and Children's Services (524799).

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Feb 9, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Are you an experienced nurse with leadership and nursing management skills; with an interest in midwifery and paediatrics?

This a newly created role and will report to Nursing Director – Operations.

You will provide high level strategic leadership and direction and manage the paediatric, acute medicine and critical care portfolios across the North West Regional Hospital and the Mersey Community Hospital.

The work location: The North West Regional Hospital, Burnie is a 160 bed facility and is the principal referral centre for the North West Tasmanian community and provides general medicine, surgical (including orthopaedic), intensive care, cancer services, paediatric services, outpatient clinics and specialist services. The Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe has 95 beds and offers general and specialist health services including rehabilitation and oncology services. Both hospitals have close ties with the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School and with TAFE Tasmania thus providing opportunities for comprehensive clinical training programs.

Living in North West, Tasmania you can experience wonderful beaches, mountains, world heritage listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine and more. You are close to everything and drive home from work is definitely over in a few minutes, so you have a better work life balance.

Details of Appointment

Permanent Full Time, Day-Worker position working 76 hours per fortnight.

Salary: $120,894 per annum + 9.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging (tax saving option)

Please note subsequent appointments may be made from this process and notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

What's on offer

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Essential Requirements

Desirable Requirements:

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 524799 Nursing Director - WACS G8,2 (January 2021) WWCT (2).docx

(image) THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

How to apply

Applications close COB 14 March 2021. Apply online by submitting your resume and a statement addressing the Selection Criteria which are in the statement of duties.

For more information contact

Hayley Elmer / Katrina Willis

Phone: (03) 6493 6132
E-mail: [email protected] / [email protected]

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