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Nurse Practitioner - Westmead Emergency

Organisation/Entity: Western Sydney Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Nursing and Midwifery | Nurse Practitioner
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Job Reference Number: REQ110672
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $121,216.04 - $129,788.98
Closing Date: 28/08/2019 - 11:59 PM
Targeted / Identified:

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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (up to 5 months)
Position Classification: Nurse Practitioner/ Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2
Remuneration: $57.72 - $65.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ110672

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides readily available access to high level clinical expertise and support for the Emergency Department. The Nurse Practitioner's extended practice role includes comprehensive assessment, interpretation of diagnostics, implementation of treatment modalities and relevant referral skills applied to a broad range of challenging, complex and changing situations within the Emergency Department setting. The Nurse Practitioner's extended practice role includes, comprehensive assessment, interpretation of diagnostics, implementation of treatment modalities and relevant referral skills applied to a broad range of challenging, complex and changing situations within the acute adult setting.
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People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.

Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.
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Essential Criteria
Vaccination:Category A
Checks:Working with Children Check and National Police Check
Registration:Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) (NSW Registered Nurse – Division 1).

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Selection Criteria

  • General registration as a registered nurse with authority to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or demonstrated evidence of eligibility to attain authorisation within two years.
  • Post graduate qualification at Masters Level in Emergency/ Critical Care nursing (Nurse Practitioner) as approved by the NSW Nurses and Midwifery Board or evidence of working towards attainment.
  • Demonstrated evidence of advanced practice and clinical leadership within the emergency setting the equivalent of three years full time advanced practice within the last five years
  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work autonomously within the team focused environment of the Emergency Department
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical leadership role, negotiation, liaison, interpersonal and problem solving skills across acute care. This includes advanced conflict management and resolution skills


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

    Applications Close: 28th August 2019