Overview

NSW Government

This position may receive Attraction and Relocation Incentives valued up to $10k, with a Rural & Regional Health Allowance (taxable) of $5k upon a qualifying period. For further information please contact our Incentives Coordinator on:

Applications will be reviewed throughout the advertising period and interviews conducted regularly – so apply today!

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time; Permanent Part Time, Temporary and Casual (Job Share may be considered)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $70,049.73 – $98,351.39 pa (plus super); $35.33 – $49.60 ph (plus super)
Hours per week: Up to 38
Location:

Registered Nurse
Cowra Health Service

About the role:
The opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to work in an innovative and progressive rural health service.

The Registered Nurse is an integral member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team responsible for providing nursing care to patients and clients of the health service; leading and supervising other nurses (including Enrolled Nurses and Assistants in Nursing), and collaborating with physicians and other care roles in your team to coordinate and deliver safe, high quality, patient-centred care.

All suitably qualified Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position. This is a targeted position in accordance with Western NSW LHD Aboriginal Workforce Affirmative Action Framework.

Where you’ll be working:
This position will be based at Cowra Health Service.

Cowra Health Service is a procedural hospital with 30 beds including 24-hour emergency care, acute and sub-acute/non-acute inpatient services including medical, surgical, rehabilitation, maternity and palliative care, diagnostic services, outpatient services and a range of primary and community health care services.

Cowra is located 310 kilometres due west of Sydney, 92 kilometres south west of Orange, 110 kilometeres south west of Bathurst and just over two hours from the nation’s capital, Canberra. With the beautiful Wyangala Dam only a short drive from town, as well as the Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre and a number of arts galleries and museums in town, Cowra is a great place to live and work.

Cowra Health Service is a procedural hospital with 30 beds including 24-hour emergency care, acute and sub-acute/non-acute inpatient services including medical, surgical, rehabilitation, maternity and palliative care, diagnostic services, outpatient services and a range of primary and community health care services.

About us:
is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

· Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.

· Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.

· Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.

· Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.

· Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.

· Access to Salary Packaging to save tax, Fitness Passport and free & confidential counselling services.

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit .

This position will remain open until vacancies are filled.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Mia Chong on 02 5338 5506 or

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role or have an approved medical contraindication certificate.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.