Registered Nurse (Planned Procedure Unit)


South Townsville, QLD

Posted 8/14/2019


The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

As an employer our goal is to be a GREAT PLACE TO WORK and we are committed to securing and maintaining an exceptional workforce.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our organisation?

About the role
The Planned Procedure Unit @ The TOWNSVILLE Hospital is a multi-focus unit; catering for day of surgery (DOSA) and day surgery (DSU) patients, which includes adults and children from six months old. The unit also encompasses an Extended Day Surgery Unit (EDSU) and patients requiring medical imaging procedures are also admitted and prepared in the unit.

We are seeking someone with demonstrated:

  • Critical thinking in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Commitment to professional development.
  • Communication and liaison skills resulting in optimum care outcomes.
  • Clinical nursing skills in the field of pre-, post- or surgical care.

Mandatory requirements for this position are a Bachelor of Nursing tertiary degree, or equivalent qualification, and registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse. Appointees are required to work all shifts in accordance with unit requirements; this includes participation in the on-call roster.

What's on offer?
Permanent opportunity. Full-time and/or part-time, hours negotiable.

Pro-rata remuneration package based on full-time equivalent value up to $103,775 p.a., comprising:

  • $70,702 to $90,686 p.a. (full-time)
  • $35.65 to $45.73 p.h. (part-time)
  • Annual Recreational Leave accrual with 17.5% loading when taken
  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation of 12.75%

Plus salary packaging options may apply.

Other employment benefits offered may include: shift allowances, locality allowances, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

About the employer

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

We cover the continuum of healthcare services from advanced, highly specialised, tertiary-level healthcare at the main hospital to secondary and primary-level hospital and community healthcare across 20 facilities. The main facility is located adjacent to one of Queensland's leading tertiary institutions, James Cook University.

Contact Margaret Bathurst for a confidential discussion on 07 4433 3546.
Applications should be submitted online and close Monday 16 September 2019.
Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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