Clinical Nurses Special Care Nursery Gold Coast University Hospital

Clinical Nurses - Special Care Nursery – Newborn and Children’s Services, Women’s, Newborn and Children’s Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

About the role

Responsible and accountable for role-modelling excellent patient focused, evidence-based nursing care at an advanced level in a specified field of practice providing leadership, direction, and support to other nursing staff, students and the interdisciplinary team. Provide clinical leadership utilising advanced clinical skills and knowledge, and problem solving skills.

About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Gold Coast Health provides public health care services to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia’s most desired lifestyle destinations – The Gold Coast. With its world-class beaches and hinterland, emerging cultural scene, national sporting teams, several universities and family-friendly atmosphere, the Gold Coast offers unmatched lifestyle opportunities.

With an annual operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion, Gold Coast Health oversees more than 1000 beds across three hospitals, as well as a wide range of community facilities and services. We deliver world-class patient care and by talking to any one of our 6000 employees, you will see why!

Requirements of the role

Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: insert relevant VPD categories as required by HR Policy B1 measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B.

  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • A minimum of a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma within a relevant specialty area is highly desirable. Where the successful applicant does not currently hold a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment to completion of post-graduate study within an agreed timeframe is expected and will form part of the performance review process.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short timeframe.
  • Professional affiliations related to the specialty are highly desirable.
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full time or permanent part time positions (Several positions, min 40 hrs p.f.)
  • A base salary ranging from $87,796 to $94,010 p.a., $44.27 - $47.41 p.h.
  • 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 clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Friday, 15th June 2018. 

Job Ad reference: GC276571

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Margot VanDrimmelen (07) 5687 3504

Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or

Closing Date: Friday, 15 June 2018