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Clinical Nurse (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Nursing   Gold Coast   1 view
Job Details

The Role

An opportunity has become available for several Clinical Nurses (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Have recent level 6 neonatal intensive care experience
  • Care for the sickest most vulnerable infants and support less experienced nurses
  • Identify gaps in service delivery and have experience in initiating and driving quality improvement
  • Role model a family centred approach to patient care
  • Have advanced leadership experience and skills and have worked in a Team Leader role

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA Registration
  • A post graduate qualification in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (or working towards one)
  • Driver Licence
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Permanent full time, permanent part time (several positions, minimum 48 hrs p.f.)
  • Base salary ranging from $104 816 - $112 236 per annum, $52.86 - $56.60 per hour

About Us

The Newborn Care Unit at Gold Coast University Hospital is part of Women, Newborn and Children's Services and is comprised of a 12-cot Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and a 24-cot Special Care Nursery. This service is based in Southport. The NICU admits babies fulfilling Level 6 Queensland Clinical Services Capability Framework criteria which includes but is not limited to:

  • Extremely preterm infants from 23 weeks gestation
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Nitric Oxide therapy
  • Exchange transfusions
  • Therapeutic cooling and Amplitude integrated electroencephalography (aEEG)
  • Neonatal surgical procedures (excluding cardiac surgery and complex surgical conditions which are managed at Mater Mother's or Queensland Children's Hospital)
  • Invasive and non-invasive respiratory support including High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Thursday, 4 May 2023

Job Ad reference: GC480589

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.