Registered Nurse ICU

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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time and Part Time Opportunities
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $31.58 - $44.34 per hour
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ106406
Location: Armidale Hospital

As an experienced RN, you are dedicated to providing excellent patient-centred care in order to maximise the health outcomes for the community. You are resilient and organised and understand the complex care of critically ill patients, their families and carers. Your experience in identifying and managing conflict situations will prove invaluable, as does your readiness to handle whatever challenges come your way. Your passion for learning is evident as you understand the benefit and necessity of ongoing professional development. Being an advocate for patients comes naturally to you, and your compassionate nature allows you to connect easily with patients, families and carers from all walks of life. 
The Intensive Care Unit is a five bed, Level 3 Close Observation Unit. Care is provided primarily to adult patients requiring High Dependency and Coronary Care, however short term Intensive Care treatment including respiratory and circulatory support is also provided. To be successful you will need to be flexible, enthusiastic and committed to your professional development. You will require strong critical thinking and excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you provide care to a referral community of the 55,200.
Working in the Intensive Care Unit, you are responsible for responding effectively to emergency situations and the changing status of a patient, undertaking hourly rounding, making follow-up phone calls to patients, utilising patient care boards, documenting records, making appropriate referrals, supervising students on clinical placement, participating in safety and quality education, and involving yourself in project work when required make up the role. You will be well supported by experienced staff with two RN’s on every shift and a manager and CNE focused on your learning and work experience. 
Armidale is the highest city in New South Wales with a full complement of the seasons. Set high on the beautiful Northern Tablelands and is known for its beautiful tree lined streets and magnificent autumn colours. You can enjoy alfresco cafes, impressive architecture, a variety of arts and cultural activities. The region offers diversity in outdoor activities such as bushwalking in the nearby World Heritage listed National Parks offering spectacular gorges and waterfalls in Australia. Armidale is an educational centre featuring a university, as well as public and private schools, each providing a level of education comparable to any capital city in Australia

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.


If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and  expiry date of your visa


An eligibility list will be created for future temporary full or part time vacancies.


Job share arrangements will be considered.


Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy


Selection Criteria

Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:


Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application.

Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.


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Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at or on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.


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Applications Close: 3 June 2019

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Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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17 June 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Armidale
Salary: $31.58 - $44.34 per hour AUD per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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