Registered Nurse, Department of Emergency, Medical Services Group

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Live, work and play on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Join an expanding Health Service with a culture of innovation, education, training and research, with facilities across the Sunshine Coast including the new University Hospital at Birtinya.

The RN acts as a leader in the coordination and delivery of nursing care and has a wider role contributing to education, research, quality and safety in order to achieve the best patient outcomes. 

The Department of Emergency Medicine (ED) provides a non-discretionary 24-hour emergency care. This service provides initial treatment for all, and definitive care for many, emergency presentations and the resuscitation and stabilisation of emergencies prior to transfer when required. The service is

provided for both adults and children. The nursing staff of Gympie DEM, also provide care to the inpatient area co-located with the short-stay unit. These patients require high dependancy type nursing care.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own actions and acts to rectify unsafe nursing practice and/or unprofessional conduct, whilst providing appropriate delegation and supervision of nursing care to other Registered Nurses (RNs), Enrolled Nurses (ENs), unregulated care providers and less experienced staff.
  • Contribute to positive patient outcomes by:
  • leading the assessment, planning and evaluating of nursing care in collaboration with the patient and/or their family and the health care team.
  • adhering to established guidelines, protocols, procedures etc and working within scope of practice.
  • supporting, maintaining and improving systems that promote patient quality and safety.


Salary rates: $34.78 - $44.62 p.h. (Nurse Grade 5) (Permanent part time, and Temporary part time, hours negotiable.). Applications will remain current for 12 months. Please note: only applications from candidates will be accepted (applications that may result in an agency fee will not be considered).


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15 March 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Sunshine Coast
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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