Registered Nurse

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Department of Health

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Registered Nurse

Job ID: 9961
Job Views: 44
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time, Part-time
Posted: 02/04/2024


Salary:  RN Level 1 $72,827 - $93,582 p.a. pro rata Location:  Geraldton Unit/Division:  Midwest Work Type:  Permanent - Part Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time Position No:  00607962 Closing Date:  2024-04-22 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) Attachments: belong - wa health incentives.pdf
country nursing and midwifery incentive program flyer.pdf
edoc - mw - jdf 607962 - registered nurse (day surgery) - rn level 1.pdf
relocation assistance for health professionals.pdf
wachs employee private health fund benefits flyer.pdf
wachs pre-employment health assessment policy.pdf
wwc applicant advice 2017.pdf

This is for Fixed Term and Permanent appointments at various hours per fortnight, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.  Job Share arrangements may be considered.

Opportunities exists for talented and enthusiastic Registered Nurses to join the Day Surgery Team in the Midwest. 

To be successful, you will have...

  • Eligibility for registration in the category of Registered Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Demonstrates / developing clinical skills according to level of experience.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work within a collegiate team environment.
  • Evidence of participation in and commitment to quality improvement and best practice principles.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development of self and others

Job Requirements:

Position Profile:

The Registered Nurse undertakes the clinical delivery of quality patient services and care as allocated under the direction of Clinical Nurses and Management as part of the Health Care Team in the Day Surgery Ward.

What we offer

In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits:

  • As a WA Country Health Service employee, you’re entitled to discounts across some private health care funds. Please see attached flyer for further details.
  • Location based allowances
  • Relocation allowance (For further information refer to “Belong” and “Relocation incentive” attachments)
  • Paid study Leave assistance – regional specific as per EBA
  • Generous salary packaging benefits:
    • Up to $9010 on a range of benefits such as mortgage, your rent or other everyday living expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal entertainment, holiday accommodation and venue hire
    • Access to novated leasing to use pre-tax dollars for a car and expenses
  • Flexible working and leave arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • 11% Superannuation Guarantee
  • WACHS supports flexible working practices and consideration will be given to flexible work/roster options, where operationally appropriate.

The Country Nursing & Midwifery incentive program is available to new and existing nurses and midwives - across a broad range of patient-facing roles - on fixed term or permanent contracts at 76 select locations. Eligible nurses and midwives can receive between $5,000 and $17,000 in support over 12 months (WA Country Health Service - Country Nursing and Midwifery Incentive Program).

Area Profile

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Midwest health region of Western Australia covers more than 470,000 square kilometres, nearly one fifth of the State, with its population concentrated along the coast. The region is located in the northern middle section of Western Australia and incorporates three health districts - Gascoyne, Geraldton, Midwest and Murchison, is recognised for its unique natural environment and is a culturally diverse region with Aboriginal people representing 13% of the overall population.

How to Apply:

Want to know more about this role?

We encourage you to contact Doffitha Mathew 08 9956 2375.

Eligibility to Apply:  Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to apply online

Please provide the following information as part of your application:

  • A detailed CV that clearly shows your experience relevant to this role
  • A cover letter outlining their suitability for this position
  • A 2-3 page document addressing the selection criteria listed on the Job Description Form (JDF)
  • The names and contact details of two (2) professional referees - preferable for one to be your current/recent supervisor or manager.

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).  Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.  Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


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