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Registered Nurse (Intensive Care Unit) - PERM Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Nursing   North West Qld   7 views
Job Details

North West Hospital and Health Service (HHS) ( )

  • Unique locations
  • Friendly communities
  • Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff.

We offer `hands-on' experience and support employees who want to enjoy a variety of lifestyle, diversity of clinical experience and unique locations.

To attract top tier candidates we provide generous remuneration packages and employment benefits that include:

Permanent full-time role, 76 hrs p.f.

Base salary range between$77,253 and $99,090 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5).

The role

The intensive care unit (ICU) at the Mount Isa Hospital accepts seriously ill paediatric and maternity patients and is a Level 4 CSCF, 5-bed combined ICU/Coronary Care unit/High dependence Unit. The ICU offers simple invasive cardiovascular monitoring, short-term cardio-respiratory support, and prompt resuscitative management for the critically ill.

Patients who are admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) have reversible conditions that may benefit from nursing and/or medical interventions that go beyond what is possible in the general ward environment, but whose severity does not warrant management in a higher level tertiary intensive care unit.

The Registered Nurse role provides direct clinical care supporting the function of the unit through the application of best practice.


Post Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing, or working towards same, will be highly regarded.

Previous experience in an acute setting is highly regarded.

Experience looking after ventilated patients will be desirable.

Mandatory requirements are a relevant tertiary degree qualification and appropriate registration/licences, evidence of these will be required prior to appointment.

Pre-employment screening will be conducted for the successful candidate; this may include criminal history checks and Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role compliance.

VPD risk roles may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis and COVID-19.

The location

Once a raw frontier town built in the heart of North West Queensland 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.

The Traditional Owners of the area are the Kalkadoon people.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work! ( )


Download the Role Description for future reference and interview preparation.

Contact: Benjamin Beard on 07 4744 4092.

Apply ONLINE by: Monday 30/01/2023.

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.