Registered Nurse - Sexual Health Service (523244)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 13, 2021
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary

$66,421 to $91,807 pro-rata per annum in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2019

  • Access to the Grade 4 salary range $82,129 - $86,857 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4.

Classification

Registered Nurse Grade 3-4

Award

Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, part-time, day work, working 30.4 hours per fortnight commencing 1 February 2022.

Please note that hours may be negotiated with the successful applicants.

Location

Clinic 34, Sexual Health Service, 34 Howick Street, Launceston, Tasmania

Duties

The Registered Nurse - Sexual Health Service:

  • Strengthens health in sexual health and other related conditions through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with patients/clients, their families and other health professionals.

  • Provide clinical advice, assessment and interventions based on best practice in the health care management of Sexual Health within the defined community practice area.

In the role of Registered Nurse – Sexual Health Service you will:

  • In collaboration with members of the healthcare team plan, implement and evaluate patient/client care.

  • Working in an interdisciplinary setting in collaboration with other members of the sexual health team, as well as autonomously provide appropriate assessments and management as clinically indicated in the area of sexual health and other related conditions.

  • Responsible for collecting blood samples in accordance with hospital and laboratory policies, and federal/state and local regulations.

Essential Requirements

  • 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:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Sexual Health, HIV and/or Family Planning experience and willingness to complete a post graduate certificate in Sexual Health and HIV

  • Hold a Tasmanian Nurse Immuniser qualification

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

523244 Registered Nurse - Sexual Health Service G3-4 (August 2021) HR.pdf
523244 Registered Nurse - Sexual Health Service G3-4 (August 2021) HR.docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

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To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Lucy Mathers
Practice Coordinator
Phone: (03) 6166 2668
Email: lucy.mathers@ths.tas.gov.au

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