Registered Nurse (Surgical Ward)

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About your opportunity

Covering an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometres and servicing many of the remote communities within North-Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria, the North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) is responsible for the health promotion and wellbeing of people within the service area and ensuring that effective, high quality services are accessible to all.

The Surgical Unit at the Mount Isa Hospital provides acute and elective surgical care to the patients within the North West Hospital and Health Service. There is a 12 bed ward, the Pre-Admission Clinics, and The Day Surgery Unit with 10 patient areas, able to accommodate beds or post-operative chairs.

The Registered Nurse provides professional, safe and quality patient and family centred care in the Surgical Ward. You are committed to enhancing and enabling positive patient experience and outcomes by fostering support, collaboration, and partnership with patient, families/carers and other health service providers at Mount Isa Hospital.

Role requirements:

  • Proof of nursing qualification, registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA) and possession of a current annual practising certificate are mandatory requirements for this role.
  • You may be required to work on call, continuous shift rotations and weekend work as per departmental business requirements.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role.

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

What's on offer?

Permanent full-time opportunity.

Generous remuneration package value up to $106,369 p.a. comprising:

  •    Salary range between $72,471 to $92,954 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5)
  •    Annual recreational leave p.a. with 17.5% loading
  •    12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: Remote Area Nursing Incentive Package (RANIP), accommodation/relocation assistance may be available, sick leave accrual, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift, locality and laundry allowances, access to corporate discounts and employee wellness and assistance programs.

Why make the change?

Mount Isa is a pleasant rural community which provides an enjoyable lifestyle ideal for families with younger children.

A unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature.

Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,' Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour.

People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!


For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Mere Waqanivalu on (07) 4764 1250.

Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website and close Wednesday 05 August 2020.

26 July 2020
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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