Registered Nurse (522866) - Mersey Community Hospital (Patient Transport Nurse)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 8, 2020
Medicine Full-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.

Details of Appointment

1 x Permanent Full Time or multiple Part Time Shift Worker position working up to 76 hours per fortnight

Please note : Subsequent appointments may be made from this process for fixed term and permanent vacancies within the department. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the applicants.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking motivated and experienced Registered Nurses to work at the Mersey Community Hospital. We are looking for passionate nurses who deliver the greatest quality of care and will collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team. Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, working within the dynamic multidisciplinary team, you will contribute to a strong professional team approach through open communication and a positive supportive environment.

This position's primary duties will be that of Patient Transport Nurse. The Patient Transport Nurse is responsible for the safe transfer of patients between hospital departments, State-wide facilities and services and must be competent in recognising and responding to a deteriorating patient and communicating for safety. Other duties included in this role support admitted patient and day surgery services.

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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

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What can we offer?

Please note that access to the Grade 4 salary range is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4

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
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Registered Nurse (THS-North West) G3-4 (March 2020) HPRNL.pdf

(image) Generic Registered Nurse (THS-North West) G3-4 (March 2020) HPRNL.doc
(image) THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

How to apply

Online applications are preferred. In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

(image) Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf

For more information

Anthony Hurst
Phone: (03) 6478 5337
Position: Nursing Director of Operations
E-mail: [email protected]

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