The Medical Careers Network is also available in your country: USA. Find the latest healthcare job opportunities now!
Looking for healthcare jobs in international locations? Visit Global Medical Careers.

Clinical Nurse (Surgical Clinical Decision Unit) Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Nursing   Townsville region   2 views
Job Details

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland.

Our purpose is `great care every day'.

About your opportunity

This is a permanent part time position, 64 hours per fortnight.

The role of the Clinical Nurse is to provide direct nursing care utilising clinical skills, education and support to patients/clients and nursing staff within the unit to ensure the provision of best practice and quality patient care. The Clinical Nurse applies critical thinking across all domains which include provision of care, support of systems, education, research and professional leadership. The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide clinical expertise, support, leadership and education to nursing staff within the unit and communicate effectively with the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) and Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) to ensure the provision of best practice and quality patient care.

Generous remuneration package value up to $99,995 p.a. comprising:

  • Salary range of$52.86 to $56.60 p.h. (Nurse Grade 6 Band 1)
  • Annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( ), shift and locality allowances, employee wellness and assistance programs, and access to corporate discounts.


  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Proof of qualification, registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate.
  • Mandatory:Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • Highly Desirable:
    • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the position or working towards a relevant Qualification.
    • Experience in treating patients requiring tracheostomy care desirable.
  • Shift Workers:Appointees will be required to work all shifts in accordance with the unit roster.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • Probation period may apply.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?

Living in Townsville ( ); a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand ( ) and Magnetic Island. ( )

Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events ( ) and a bustling nightlife.

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.