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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $65,692.82 – $92,236.06 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Unit
Bathurst Health Services
About the role:
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.
As a Registered Nurse- Intensive Care Unit, you will join a dynamic team managing critically ill patients in a Level 4 ICU. This is an Intensivist led Unit with 24/7 medical cover, with increasing acuity, servicing the Bathurst Regions and surrounds.
This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.
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Where you’ll be working:
Bathurst Hospital is located 3 hours west of Sydney over the Blue Mountains. It is a University City, has good transport services throughout the city, buses, trains and airplanes with regular connections to Sydney and interstate. It has large sporting complexes, great restaurants, recreational activities and facilities.
The Intensive Care Unit based at Bathurst Health Services is a 7 bed, Level 4 unit including Coronary Care. It has an Intensivist and 24/7 registrar cover. The unit has the capacity to ventilate up to 2 patients, as well as implement Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). This department utilises a multidisciplinary team throughout all patient care. The hospital has an Emergency Department, a Level 4 Maternity service, Paediatrics services, and a 15 Bed Surgical ward, an onsite Rehabilitation unit, TACP beds, a large inpatient and outpatient Allied Health support service and an expanding Ambulatory Care and HITH service.
Life at Western NSW Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse.
At Bathurst Hospital, we have built a collaborative, people-focused culture. Our vision – Healthier Rural People – Thriving Communities – provides a benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to improving the health and wellbeing of people living in regional and remote areas of New South Wales. Find out more about the. Learn more about Bathurst and why our staff love working here by watching our .
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.
Watch our video to find out what it is like to work with the Western NSW Local Health District.
Some of theinclude:
- 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 and free and 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
Candidates should note we are unable to sponsor working visas for this position.
Applications will close 24 Oct 2021 – 11:59pm.
For role related enquiries, please reach out to Bijay Thomas on (02) 6330 5393 or
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.