Registered Nurse Nicu

Employment Type
:  Various Permanent / Temporary Full / Part Time & Casual Opportunities
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $33.97 - $47.69 per hour 
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ380943 
Location: John Hunter Children’s Hospital 

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at John Hunter Children’s Hospital in beautiful Newcastle, is one of the largest and busiest NICU’s in NSW. This 43 bed unit provides Intensive Care support for newborns requiring medical and surgical care in the HNE and Mid North Coast area. 

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, reliable, skilled neonatal nurse who is committed to providing excellent family centred care to join a dynamic, passionate team of Health Professionals, in a newly refurbished, state-of-the-art Unit, with the latest health care technology. 

Within your role you will provide safe compassionate person centred care within the NICU ensuring safe care is delivered in collaboration with patients/families/carers and multidisciplinary team to achieve identified goals and outcomes. 

You will bring your extensive experience in Neonatal Nursing and will be a self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, empathetic and resilient individual who is demonstrated commitment to evidenced based clinical practice. Your high level communication skills, both verbal and written, and an understanding/qualifications in adult learning principles, and demonstrated teaching ability are key to your success. 

You will be supported by the NICU Nurse Unit Manager’s, NICU Nurse educator and Manager Newborn Services and appropriate orientation and education to the role will be provided.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO's each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members 
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Job share / part time arrangements will be considered.  

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
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For role related queries or questions contact Natalie Butchard - Nurse Manager on or Alle McCloughlan, Clinical Support Officer on 

Applications Close: Sunday 26th March 2023 

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Posted 20 March 2023