Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital is seeking for a motivated Registered Nurse to support their Emergency Department!

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $65,692.82 – $92,236.06 Per Year
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ264244

Registered Nurse – Emergency Department
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital

About the Role
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital is searching for a Registered Nurse to provide safe compassionate person centred care within the facility ensuring safe care is delivered in collaboration with patients and a multidisciplinary team to achieve identified goals and outcomes. You will be supported with Clinical Nurse Educator coverage Weekdays morning shifts with daily in services with immense opportunities to upskill with training days.

Where you’ll be working
Tamworth Hospital is one of the New England’s largest regional hospitals, recently refurbished to boast brand new, state of the art facilities. Tamworth Hospital is a major Rural Referral Hospital providing services to the North-West area of NSW. In July 2015, we opened the doors to a new $220 million acute services redevelopment; equipped with 348 treatment spaces; we conduct over 8000 surgical procedures per annum over five theatre spaces.
Tamworth, with a population of 60,000 is a modern progressive city set in a picturesque backdrop of tree covered mountains. It is a family friendly city, offering a broad range of experiences from sport & lifestyle, art & culture, music & entertainment, cafes & restaurants and weekend adventures. Tamworth is located about halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, providing ease of access with 6 daily flights, you’re not too far from the city, but you and your family will have daily access to the benefits of country life! Tamworth has excellent schooling options and houses are big and affordable
Tamworth has recently been named a great area for real estate. It is affordable and can be offered in city or rural locations. An opportunity for you to have the lifestyle you wish for. Being in the heart of the North West you will have the amenities of the city with the welcoming community of a town. It also ticks the following boxes:
•    Country Music Capital
•    Quality, numerous educational facilities
•    Over 150 sporting teams
•    Surrounded by historical towns and villages
•    Located midway between Sydney and Brisbane with daily flights
•    Local café culture

About You
The successful candidate will be highly motivated and a diligent individual with post graduate qualifications and experience in Emergency Nursing and or recent experience in an Acute Care setting. You will use your knowledge, experience and competence in the processes used by our Emergency Department including the Patient Flow Portal, ED Whiteboard, iMS+,  as well  as your resilience and ability to work independently and support a large team to provide excellent patient care in this role. You should have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and demonstrate a capacity to work within a team and accept responsibility for own actions and outcomes and using same as an opportunity to learn and develop and will have a strong focus to provide patient centred care and incorporates the principles of excellence.

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2

Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

Working with HNE Health you will have access to a number of benefits such as long service leave, paid maternity leave and salary packaging including meal expenses.
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What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members

Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Michelle McMullen on Michelle.McMullen@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 28th November 2021