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Clinical Nurse

Children’s Inpatient Unit, Specialty and Procedural Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

An opportunity exists for an experienced Clinical Nurse to join the 32 Children’s Inpatient Unit at Gold Coast University Hospital. Our unit, based in Southport, offers a level 4/5 service as per the Queensland Health Clinical Capabilities Framework, within the tertiary facilities of the Gold Coast University Hospital.

We work collaboratively with our partners within the organisation such as Children’s Ambulatory Care, Paediatric/Haematology/Oncology, Palliative Care, Home Consumables, Children’s Day Stay Unit along with the wider teams within the Children’s Health network to provide excellent, evidence-based paediatric care to children and their families from the Gold Coast and beyond.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Sound contemporary knowledge of both acute and chronic paediatric care 
  • Demonstrated time management  and team leadership skills
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience in an acute paediatric setting, and be willing to embark on a transition to paediatrics program if you do not already posses
  • Post graduate qualification (or working towards) in Paediatrics. The Children Inpatient Unit Education team are very supportive of staff doing post graduate studies
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification
  • Completed a graduate program or equivalent

About Us

The Gold Coast University Hospital Paediatric Department provides a level 4/5 Paediatric Service as per the Queensland Health Clinical Services Capability Framework V3.1 2012.

The 32 bed Children’s Inpatient Unit has the capability to plan and deliver care for infants and children from birth to 17 years of age. The unit is supported by a co-located 10 bed Children's Day Stay Unit, the Children's Ambulatory Care Department (OPD)  and a locally located 4 bed Children's Critical Care Unit.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent part time position (64 hrs p.f.)
  • A base salary ranging from $44.27 - $47.41 p.h. (part time)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid education days
  • 12 hour shifts are available
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
  • And much more

How to apply

Apply for this role by visiting Smartjobs and clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Monday, 7 August 2017. 

Job Ad reference: GC246760

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Anna Creevey (07) 5687 1219