Jan 03, 2019

Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Department

$117,599 yearly
  • Tasmania Health Service
  • Hobart TAS, Australia
Full time Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Job Description

Tasmanian Health Service

Department of Emergency Medicine
Royal Hobart Hospital


About you:

Are you looking for an opportunity to apply your Nurse Practitioner skills to improve clinical service outcomes? We are seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and dedicated Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about Emergency Nursing to join our team in the Emergency Department at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

The ideal candidate will have completed a Nurse Practitioner Master’s Degree and have advanced clinical skills and knowledge in emergency nursing, interpersonal skills and ability to practice as part of a multidisciplinary team.  Applicants will also have well-developed time management and problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and work under minimal supervision.

You will:

  • Provide autonomous nursing care through assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating therapy treatments to clients.
  • Ensure nursing practices are in accordance with national standards, THS directions, policies, legal requirements and nurse practitioner competencies.
  • Establish effective, collaborative and professional relationships with medical practitioners, and other members of the multidisciplinary health team and stakeholders to optimise outcomes for clients, their families and within the service area.
  • Participate in ongoing learning and development through the development and maintenance of a professional portfolio that includes sophisticated levels of critical reflection on performance in the role, participation in relevant ongoing education, and collegial discussion and debate.
  • Audit nursing practices performance and submit reports.
  • Contribute to research that leads to improvements in health and healthcare delivery, and foster a culture of inquiry, innovation, and quality that leads to improvement in health and healthcare delivery, and minimises clinical risk.

About the Role:

We offer:

  • A supportive workplace culture
  • Attractive salary including salary packaging
  • A multi-disciplinary work environment
  • Family friendly workplace
  • Progressive career development opportunities
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave

Period of employment

Permanent, full time, shift work (fully rotational) commencing as soon as possible. Please note this is a full time role, however part time hours may be considered.


$117,599 per annum

in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2016

Please note, relocation assistance may be offered to the successful applicant.


Registered Nurse Grade 8 Level 3


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

To find out more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Tony Bradley (Nurse Unit Manager – Emergency Department) on + 61 438 213 097 or email tony.bradley@ths.tas.gov.au

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application. 

Applications close: Friday 25th January 2019 at 11:55PM

Vacancy No. 519891


Emergency and acute care  

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