Registered Nurse

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Job Ad Reference: MI297407

Salary: Remuneration package of up to $101,243 p.a. (+any other applicable allowances/benefits including rural and remote allowances and RANIP) comprising salary range of $68,977 - $88,474 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%). Employer provided assistance with accommodation may be also be available. (Two permanent full-time positions available).

About North West Hospital and Health Service
The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island.

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
  • access to professional development and support networks
  • a range of additional financial benefits

About the Role
This role provides evidenceĀ§  based nursing care within an acute and community setting. addressing individual and community health issues in partnership with members of a multidisciplinary team.


  • Registration with APHRA as a registered nurse and possession of a current practising certificate.
  • Licence to Operate Vehicles: This position requires the incumbent to operate a C Class Driver's Licence. An appropriate licence endorsement to operate this type of vehicle is required.  Proof of this endorsement must be provided before commencement of duty.

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

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.

Mornington Island Hospital
Mornington Island Hospital and Community Health provide emergency, inpatient, outpatient and community based services to a predominately Indigenous population.  Mornington Island Hospital is a Level 1 facility with nine beds which provides primary and secondary care. Mornington Island Community Health provides health prevention programs and initiatives to promote community wellbeing.

Mornington Island is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria, about 444km north of Mount Isa and 28km off the coast of mainland Australia. It has a unique natural environment and is renowned for its rich Indigenous culture and internationally acclaimed artwork.


22 January 2019
Location: Australia Queensland North West Qld
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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