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Registered Nurse (502384)

Hours/Period of Appointment

Multiple permanent Shift Workers working up to 76hours per fortnight

Who are we?

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Registered Nurses to join the team at the King Island Hospital and Health Centre. We are seeking applicants who have a background in rural and remote nursing, with emergency triage and assessment skills and some experience in best practice aged care. Successful applicants will be required to be the in charge nurse on shift / senior staff member and key go to person on a regular basis. There will also be a requirement to participate in the on call roster in the event of an emergency outside of hours.

Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC), the successful applicants will be responsible for taking a primary role in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a range of activities, including supporting a positive workplace culture.

Do you have?

  • Current Registration
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge of and experience in rural health nursing
  • High level of interpersonal skills demonstrative through experience in working within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Experience working in Emergency Triage and Assessment
  • A background in Aged Care

What can we offer?

  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

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

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.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Generic Registered Nurse (THS-North West) G3-4 (July 2017) HPRNL.pdf

Generic Registered Nurse (THS-North West) G3-4 (July 2017) HPRNL BUTI.doc
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf

Application for Employment (Form 201).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
Box 258

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.

For more information

Robyn Bridgewater
Phone: 6462 9912
Position: Director of Nursing - King Island
E-mail: robyn.bridgewater@ths.tas.gov.au

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Date Posted
Tasmania, TAS
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