Registered Nurses - Patient Transport Service (New England)

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We are looking for Registered Nurses to provide and oversee a high standard of nursing care for patients being transported between hospitals or facilities in NSW. You will be patient-focused with the ability to build and foster strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders including patients, clinical staff at facilities, a team of Patient Transport Officers and the greater team at the New England Hub, which covers the Tamworth, Armidale, Glen Innes, Narrabri, Muswellbrook and Inverell areas

This varied nursing role also includes the transportation of stable, cardiac monitored patients, and other acute inpatients who require transport between hospital facilities.

This is a Casual position graded as a Registered Nurse (Years 1-8) with a salary starting from $32.37 - $45.45 per hour. Salary packaging benefits available providing additional benefits of up to $2,198.

Where you will be working

Positions are available at our Tamworth, Armidale, Narrabri, Glen Innes, Inverell and Muswellbrook locations.

We are here for you
  • Work in an agile environment within and outside a hospital with a 1 to 2-on-1 patient load
  • Work autonomously with remote clinical support
  • Enjoy working in a positive and constructive culture
  • Access free wellbeing benefits including corporate private health insurance rates and Fitness Passport
About You

To be successful for the role, you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Post graduate clinical experience in an acute setting or other relevant experience with a demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • Demonstrated competency in basic life support skills, cardiac monitoring, basic cardiac rhythms interpretation and medication administration
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive relationships with patients, clinical staff and stakeholders
  • Work autonomously and be a team player to build a constructive and positive team culture
  • Ability to perform physical-related and manual handling duties such as loading and unloading patients on/off stretchers
We are diverse and inclusive

We are committed to working towards a more diverse workforce and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates, those with special needs and those who identify with LGBIQT+ to apply.

  • Learn more about our Aboriginal Workforce team here
  • Email our Access and Inclusion Team about how to apply with particular needs and accessing workplace adjustments at [email protected]

We are an organisation of excellence when it comes to the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff. We expect and encourage all staff to do more than simply comply with policies and procedures. We seek a genuine commitment from all staff to embed safety in every aspect of our work. We actively promote wellbeing initiatives, encourage proactive strategies designed to minimise injuries, respond quickly to incidents, and work to continually improve the culture of safety in our workplaces.

About Us

HealthShare NSW is the backbone of the NSW public health and hospital system, supplying critical support and administrative services to support frontline staff so hospitals can do the important work of caring for patients. Our services include food and linen, payroll, patient transport, procurement, equipment and disability and corporate services to the NSW public health system. Learn more at

How to apply

You will need to attach your resume, address all targeted questions and meet the essential criteria. We are looking for you to demonstrate your skills and capabilities which match the position description in your answer, so please respond with this in mind.

Only candidates with current Australian work rights (Australian citizens, permanent residents, valid work visa) will be considered.

This is a NSW Health Category A position. You are required to provide evidence of immunity to Whooping Cough, Hepatitis B, MMR, Varicella and potentially, Tuberculosis, at your own cost, prior to appointment. Please read, understand and agree with this Policy.

Preferred applicants must also participate in a Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA) prior to appointment.

Essential Criteria

You must have a current AHPRA registration and an Australian Driver’s Licence and upload evidence as a file attachment when completing your application. Your details will be checked during the application process. Capacity to work a seven (7) day rotating roster including public holidays and reasonable overtime. Successful candidates must also be available and committed to attend a 2.5 week full-time induction program. Dates relevant to the recruitment induction program will be made available by Patient Transport Service.

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For role related queries or questions contact Shane Wadwell on [email protected] 

Applications are open until filled

NSW Health
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Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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Company Profile

10 December 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales North Tamworth
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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