Registered Nurse – Cooktown

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Torres & Cape H&HS
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Temporary
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Government

Work and live in the beautiful coastal town of Cooktown. Rich in history, and plenty to see and explore. Working in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula is more than a job, it is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, become an integral member of the local community, develop collaborative relationships with other health professionals and be a part of making a difference to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes by providing comprehensive health services.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Cairns region,Far North Qld
  • Yearly Salary: $69233 – $92954
  • Contact Name: Linda Donisthorpe
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 20-JAN-21

Tell me more…

The registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of quality, cost effective, patient/client/resident centred nursing care in consultation with other members of the health care team and in accordance with Australia’s National competency standards for registered nurse. They are a key member of the multidisciplinary team, planning and evaluating nursing care and providing clinical supervision and nursing leadership as required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the Operating theatre environment and willingness to participate in an on-call roster to support birthing services at Cooktown MPHS

  • High level communication and interpersonal skills including ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with hospital and community health providers within the Torres Cape Hospital and Health Service and beyond.

  • Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture

If this sounds like the right fit for you, Torres and Cape can offer you:

  • Remuneration value up to $106 057 comprising salary between $2,653.70 – $3,562.90 per fortnight

  • Employer superannuation (12.75%)

  • Salary packaging

Requirements for the role:

  • RIPEN or similar qualification or working towards is highly desirable.

  • Previous clinical experience in a theatre environment

  • This position will require the incumbent to participate in a clinical on call roster.

For additional information regarding the position please refer to the role description.

About Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Services visit TCHHS website

How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.

Do you need more information? Simply call the contact person listed on the role description.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies