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Registered Nurse Coronary Care Unit/Cardio Respiratory Ward

NSW Statewide, NSW

Permanent/ Temporary Vacancies Available


Registered Nurse

Employment Type: Permanent/ Temporary Vacancies Available
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $62619.5 - $87926.11
Hours Per Week: Various
Requisition ID: REQ64086
Applications Close: Sunday 23 September 2018
An exciting opportunity exists to join the Coronary Care Unit/ Cardio Respiratory Ward at Wollongong Hospital!

Coronary Care Unit is a 6 bedded acute unit, C6east is a Cardiac/Respiratory ward with 32 beds. Staff members rotate between the two units

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.
Where you’ll be working
Wollongong Hospital is the largest of Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District’s eight hospitals with 500 beds, over 63,000 emergency presentations and treats more than 48,000 patients annually. It is the region’s tertiary referral hospital and provides a comprehensive range of inpatient and community-based services including; aged care, allied health, medicine and critical care, surgical and medical services, outpatient and referral services.
Wollongong is located 80km south of Sydney on a narrow coastal strip bordered by the Royal National Park to the north, Lake Illawarra to the south, the Tasman Sea to the east and the Illawarra Escarpment to the west.  Wollongong is a beautiful seaside city nestled between the dramatic Illawarra escarpment and the Tasman Sea, located only an hour’s drive south of Sydney.  Learn more about the lifestyle benefits of living and working in Wollongong.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
The values of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District guide the behaviour and professional standards of our staff and underpin the ways in which we engage with our patients and consumers.  Our CORE Values are Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment

What you'll be doing

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of person centred; evidence- based nursing care that promotes positive health outcomes. The Registered nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in collaboration with individuals and the multidisciplinary healthcare team. The Registered Nurse will work in therapeutic and professional relationships with individuals, as well as families, groups and communities. The Registered Nurse will assist in the provision of supervision and support for less experienced clinicians and will maintain their professional accountability and development in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia's Standards of Practice. All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees.


Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to

Selection Criteria


1. Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse (Division 1).


2. Recent clinical experience in a health care setting.


3. Demonstrated understanding of evidence based practice and critical thinking.


4. Demonstrated commitment to person centred care and NSW Health Core Values.


5. Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.


6. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


7. Computer literacy and understanding of relevant health related information systems.

Need more information?
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