Are you a motivated and experienced nurse, who is looking to lead and inspire a team within a diverse community environment?
An exciting opportunity is available at Hedland Health Campus for a Clinical Nurse Manager position in the Emergency Department.
- Amazing opportunity for career progression without the stress and commute of the city.
- A supportive and collaborative work culture
- Exposure to work closely with the local communities and make a difference
The Town: Port Hedland is a dynamic coastal town situated in the Pilbara area of Australia's North West Region. In addition to the vibrant multicultural community and great community spirit, we are located less than a day’s drive from some of Western Australia’s most unique and beautiful landscapes including Broome, 80 Mile Beach, Karijini National Park, Coral Bay, Exmouth, Ningaloo Reef Marine Park and much more to make this outback destination one for the bucket list.
The Clinical Nurse Manager at Hedland Health Campus will provide clinical expertise and leadership in the delivery of care to the Hedland community and surrounds. This position plays a key role in being able to provide leadership, direction and support to the staff in the Emergency Department. This position is also pivotal to be able to develop specific education, support and delivery care methods that are suitable for the clients and staff of the local area. As the Clinical Nurse Manager there is a wider support network in the Pilbara of other Clinical Nurse Managers and Nursing Directors who are striving to achieve a common goal of “to recruit and retain a work force of inspiring, motivating and dedicated staff for the Pilbara”.
To be successful, you will
- Be an expert in delivering care in an Emergency Care.
- Be passionate about the care and delivery models to those in rural areas
- Communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation including internal as well as external stakeholders
- Be willing to build, grow and develop a team culture for effective care to patients and family in rural and remote area.
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- Five (5) weeks paid leave
- Air-conditioning allowance (subject to eligibility)
- Generous annual travel subsidy
- District Allowance (subject to eligibility)
- Subsidised accommodation (subject to eligibility)
- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
- Flexible working arrangements
- Access to Professional Development
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Simone McKinlay, Director of Nursing and Midwifery of East Pilbara on (08) 9174 1042.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.
It is preferable for at least one of your referees to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summaries your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. In addition, applicants are to write a statement addressing the following selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages:
- Demonstrated experience in the provision of high level administrative support services
- Excellent interpersonal skills, and written and verbal communication skills
- Well-developed planning, organisational and problem solving skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD), Residential Aged Care Facility Worker Access Directions (ACWD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD and/or ACWD.
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.