Registered Nurse - Transition to Speciality Practice

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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time - up to 12 Months
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $62,619.5 - $87,926.11 per annum
Hours Per Week: Up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ120371
Location: John Hunter Hospital - Newcastle

Registered Nurse
Transition to Speciality Practice - Renal, Cardiac, ICU, ED & Acute Medicine

John Hunter Hospital (JHH) Transition to Specialty Nursing Programs provide well supported and comprehensive experience in Intensive Care, Emergency, Cardiology, Renal & Acute Medicine. Applications are sought from Registered Nurses with a minimum of 12 month experience to join the 2020 JHH Transition to Specialty  programs. Positions will start in February 2020.

The JHH Acute Medical & Rehabilitation Transition Program offers full time temporary employment for 12 months. You will have the opportunity to expand and explore your professional practice through the provision of direct nursing care and supported rotation into three specialist clinical areas within the JHH. Strategies to facilitate this include mentoring, planned professional development days, supernumerary clinical days and attendance at informal and formal education events.

Rotations are 16 weeks duration through the Coronary Care Unit, Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and G3 Cardiology. Incorporated into the programme are structured study days, 2 weeks of speciality practice days and  full day Advanced Life Support Assessment and competency. Positions are full time temporary for the 12 months and annual leave is rostered into the program

Rotations are 16 weeks duration through the Wansey Satellite Dialysis Unit, K1 Nephrology Ward & K1 Acute Dialysis Unit. Incorporated into the programme are structured Renal study days, dedicated mentors and supernummary clinical training days. Positions are full time temporary for the 12 months and annual leave is rostered into the programme.

The Intensive Care Services program includes the completion of the NSW Transition to Practice: Intensive Care Nursing Program and clinical rotations through Calvary Mater Newcastle and John Hunter Hospital. You will be employed as Temporary part time 0.8FTE over the twelve month program. 

The Transition to Specialty Practice Emergency Nursing program is a twelve month program consisting of theoretical, practical and self-directed components. The program includes rotations across the acute network at The John Hunter Hospital ED, Calvary Mater Hospital ED, Belmont District Hospital ED and the Maitland Hospital ED.  The program is divided into 5 modules including Orientation & Physical assessment, Paediatrics, Ambulatory Care, Special populations and Triage & Trauma. You will be employed as Temporary part time 0.8FTE over the twelve month program.

Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to grow your career. We are a recognised leader in the healthcare industry, providing a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. As the largest employer in the region, we encourage collaboration, openness and respect in the workplace to empower our employees to use their knowledge, skills and experience to meet the principle of Excellence. Every patient. Every time.

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

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy


Selection Criteria

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Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application.

Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.


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Salary Packaging

Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at or on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.


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Applications Close: 25 August 2019

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Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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25 August 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales New Lambton
Salary: $62,619.5 - $87,926.11 per annum AUD per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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