Clinical Nurse - Intensive Care Unit

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Job Ad Reference: MI300938

Salary: Remuneration package of up to $110,268 p.a. (+ any other applicable allowances/benefits including rural and remote allowances) comprising salary range of $89,990 - $96,361 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

About North West Hospital and Health Service
The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island.

Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.

Some of the professional benefits include:

  • greater autonomy and responsibility
  • the variety of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • access to professional development and support networks
  • a range of additional financial benefits

About the Role
This role provides leadership and education to staff, students, patients and relatives within the Intensive Care Unit and ensures the adherence of clinical standards and application of principles of best practice, to maximise high quality patient outcomes.

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a 5 bed mixed ICU/Coronary Care unit/High dependency Unit; ICU also admits critically ill paediatric and maternity patients. The ICU provides immediate resuscitative management for the critically ill, short term cardio-respiratory support and simple invasive cardiovascular monitoring. Patients admitted to ICU have a reversible condition/s that is/are likely to benefit from nursing and/or medical interventions in excess of that achievable in the general ward environment, but not of the severity that would be more appropriately managed in a higher level tertiary Intensive Care Unit.


  • The successful applicant must hold Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a registered nurse and have possession of a current annual practising certificate.
  • A Post Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care is mandatory.
  • Experience looking after ventilated patients will be desirable.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

Benefits of working with North West HHS
We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees. Our health service offers generous remuneration packages and employment benefits which include salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Mount Isa is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature. Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,' Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo. Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!

24 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland North West Qld
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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