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Enrolled Nurse (Julia Creek)

McKinlay Shire MPHS

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Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 10
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI332899
Closing date 19-Jan-2020
Job duration Permanent part-time, 15.2 hours per fortnight
Contact person Maggie Staggs
Contact details (07) 4746 4000
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Your employer – North West Hospital and Health Service

The North West Hospital and Health Services (NWHHS) is responsible for the public sector health services in the North West region. The NWHHS covers an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometres and services many of the remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

The Health Service is responsible for the promotion and wellbeing of people within the service area and ensuring that health services are of a high quality, accessible to all and effective.

Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.

Some of the professional benefits include:

  • greater autonomy and responsibility
  • the variety of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • a diverse patient mix
  • access to professional development and support networks
  • a range of additional financial benefits 

Benefits of working with North West HHS
We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees. Our health service offers generous remuneration packages and employment benefits which include salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Your opportunity

Provide nursing care in accordance with the scope of practice for Enrolled Nurses Qld and ANCI competencies description of the role.

Your role

  • Deliver safe and quality nursing and health care at an Enrolled Nurse (EN) level by practicing professionally in accordance with legislation and relevant standards and codes of practice.
  • Provide a high level of nursing care to clients within the Julia Creek Hospital.
  • Assist other nursing staff with other duties as deemed suitable by the Nurse Unit Manager.
  • Commit to ongoing education and professional development.

You will be confronted with cases and challenges you wouldn't find in the metro hospitals.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role

Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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