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Nurse Practitioner, Emergency - Lismore Base and Casino District Hospitals

Organisation/Entity: Northern NSW Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Nursing and Midwifery | Nurse Practitioner
Job Location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
Job Reference Number: REQ233831
Work Type: Various
Total Remuneration Package: $124618.08 - $133431.04
Closing Date: 22/06/2021 - 11:59 PM


Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time or Part Time (Multiple Positions)
Position Classification: Nurse Practitioner
Remuneration: $124,618.08 - $133,431.04 per annum
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ233831

The Nurse Practitioner will provide high levels of clinically focussed nursing care within the specialty area of Emergency Nursing to improve access to care and address gaps in existing health care services through the provision of a flexible and innovative model of care.
The Nurse Practitioner Emergency Lismore and Casino will work within a team of Nurse Practitioners rotating through the Emergency Departments at Casino District and Lismore Base Hospital.
The Nurse Practitioner will provide clinical and professional leadership as an expert in the clinical field and will undertake comprehensive health assessments and collaborate and consult with other members of the health care team to plan, implement and evaluate care. This integrated approach will support best practice and maximise patient care outcomes.

Why you should consider applying

We can offer you:

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!

Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.

Where you'll be working

Also known as the Rainbow Region, this area is blessed with stunning waterfalls, fertile farming land, artistic villages and relaxed seaside communities.

Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

  • Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au
  • Evidence of qualifications are required for this position, please upload your qualifications as an attachment to your application.
  • A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/ for more information.
  1. Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and endorsement by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Nurse Practitioner with a minimum of 5 years’ full time equivalent post registration experience with at least 3 years’ full time experience in Emergency Nursing and post graduate qualifications relevant to the area of clinical specialty with a valid unrestricted drivers’ licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.
  2. Demonstrated advanced clinical skills, competence and leadership in the assessment, treatment and management of patients with Emergency care needs.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of integrated care and proven ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework and mixed clinical environment.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current issues impacting on the provision of emergency services in regional and rural areas.
  5. Demonstrated high level advanced communication and interpersonal skills (including the use of coaching) across a variety of mediums and proven ability to write for a variety of documents.
  6. Proven advanced skills in clinical teaching and leadership in strategic and clinical service planning and evidence of the ability to influence organisational and cultural change.
  7. Evidence of high level commitment to quality improvement and evidence based practice.
  8. Proven information technology skills with specific experience in the use of word processing, database and spreadsheet software.



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 Joel Organ on Joel.Organ@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 22 June 2021