Registered Nurse - Community (502893) - Specialist Palliative Care Service, North West TAS

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 23, 2021
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

Tasmanian Health Service - Department of Health provides health care services in Tasmania through public hospital system, primary health and community health centres. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking motivated and experienced applicants for the role of Registered Nurse to work within the Specialist Palliative Care Service in North West Tasmania

The North West Specialist Palliative Care Service is a community based consultative service, with a new Palliative Care Inpatient Service at the Mersey Community Hospital and a North West Regional Hospital in-reach component facilitated by the Specialist Palliative Care Team including Staff Specialists, Specialist Social Worker, Nursing Staff and Palliative Care GP Registrars in training.

The multidisciplinary team consisting of medical, nursing and allied health staff, facilitates palliative care advice, education and support to healthcare providers in North West Tasmania and manages the care of referred palliative clients and their families when complex symptom management is required.

The Specialist Palliative Care Service works closely with GPs, hospitals staff and community nursing services to ensures an integrated palliative approach and better client identified outcomes.

Details of Appointment

1 x Part Time Fixed term Day Worker position working 64 hours pf until 15 October 2021

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager , the focus of duties of this role are:

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

What we offer

Check out our Competitive Employment Benefits - https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/career/home/working_for_dhhs.

Nursing careers in Tasmania - https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/career/home/nurses2

About North West Tasmania

NW Tasmania is way too beautiful with stunning beaches, tons of national parks and World Heritage sites. Very affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations at a fraction of the cost compared to Australia’s capital cities. 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. Traffic jam is not a common term in Tasmania. Living in Tasmania offers you access to prime organic produce, true farmers' markets, a multitude of food festivals and so much more.

Please visit http://www.makeittasmania.com.au and www.discovertasmania.com.au

Essential Requirements

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas: a) Crimes of Violence, b) Sex Related Offences, c) Serious Drug Offences, d) Crimes involving dishonesty, e) Traffic Offences
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Registered Nurse - Community G3-4 (December 2020).docx

(image) Generic Registered Nurse - Community G3-4 (December 2020).pdf

(image) THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf


How to apply

Apply online by submitting your resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information contact

Llynley Menzani
Phone: 6477 7760

Position: Acting Nurse Unit Manager


Better health and quality of life around Tasmania. Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au

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