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Registered Nurse (502384)

you got a desire to live the island life? Are you looking for career and
lifestyle shakeup?

King Island's Hospital and Health Centre
is looking for Registered Nurses to move on a permanent or extended fixed term
basis to live the island life.

King Island is one of Australia's
untapped island retreats. Wildly rugged,
windswept and attractive it boasts over 145 km of coastline, and a wide and
unusual variety of seabirds and wildlife. The island green pastures are home to the best
grass fed cattle, resulting in a beautiful range of King Island cheese, and the
most tender beef. King Island is reputed to have the cleanest air as it hasn't
touched land for over 10,000kms

Like Shipwrecks? The Island has well
over 60 wrecks around its coastline ripe for exploration in your time off. If
you like a hit of golf, the Island boasts some of the best golf courses in
Australia with Cape Wickham, Ocean Dunes and King Island Golf Club located on
some of the islands most scenic vistas.

Take a virtual tour of our facility here:

of Appointment

Permanent or extended fixed term rotational shift work
positions, working up to 76 hours 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.

The King Island Hospital and Health
Centre is located in Currie, the township on the west coast of the island. The hospital facilities include a 6 bed acute
ward, 14 bed Residential Care facility Emergency response, and community
services. A GP service is co-located providing an oncall medical service.
Medical Specialists and Allied Health services fly in from mainland Tasmania

Who are we looking for?

We are
seeking motivated and experienced Registered Nurses to join the team at the King
Island Hospital and Community 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.

to the Clinical Nurse Consultant, 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

Do you have?

  • 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 Packaging entitlements $9,010 used on a range of benefits such as your mortgage, your rent, or other everyday living expenses. Access to $2,550 for Meal entertainment, Holiday accommodation and Venue hire. As well as access to take up a novated lease on a vehicle.
  • Access to Remote and Rural Professional Development Allowance up to 3,247 per annum
  • 10% rural and remote allowance in addition to the base salary
  • Negotiated relocation assistance
  • Negotiated supported accommodation

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.

Rural Health Professionals Program (RHPP)

The successful Permanent Applicant may be eligible for
financial assistance from the Rural Health Practitioners Program. Please
download the following document for more information or visit their website at www.healthrecruitmentplus.com.au

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents Generic Registered Nurse (THS-North West) G3-4 (August 2016) HPRNL BUTI.pdf
Generic Registered Nurse (THS-North West) G3-4 (August 2016) 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 (PDF).pdf
Application for Employment (Word).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 informationRobyn Bridgewater

Director of Nursing


(03) 6462 9912

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Date Posted
Manufacturing & Industrial
Other Regions, TAS
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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