This is where jobs become careers, passion finds its purpose, and your voice finds its place. Are you ready to dive headfirst into the community taking excellent health care where it's needed? Then South Metropolitan Health Service is the perfect place to start!
Fremantle Hospital is a 300-bed specialist hospital focused on providing high-quality aged care, mental health, secondary rehabilitation, planned surgeries and medical services.
Our vision is Excellent health care, every time. You can read more about SMHS in our Strategic Plan here.
Currently we are seeking experienced Registered Nurses to join our team at Fremantle Hospital in the in the D5 Respiratory unit. As part of the multidisciplinary team you will provide comprehensive evidence based nursing care to patients. You will facilitate and promote patient safety and quality of care, and have the opportunity to mentor Graduate Nurses. The Registered Nurse will practice within their scope of practice, considerate of the Nursing and Midwifery Board’s Nursing Practice Decision Flowchart.
Our Values guide our work in every action, and that includes recruitment and employment! SMHS encourages Aboriginal people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or LGBTI communities, and people with disability to work with us. Whatever your age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and family/carer responsibilities are, we ask that you consider bringing your expertise to our workforce.
Want to know more? We encourage you to contact Nicole Etherisge at Nicole.Etheridge@health.wa.gov.au or 08 9431 2608.
If you are ready to partner with us see the application instructions below:
Your application should include:
- A copy of your current CV
- Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages
- The names and contact details of two (2) current referees who can attest to your suitability for this role
These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow enough 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.
Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Other professional and location-based allowances
- For further information click here.
Are you eligible? To be eligible for a permanent appointment to the Western Australian public sector is essential that you are an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status in Australia. To be eligible for a fixed term appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract.
WA Health embraces diversity and is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We are committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy and as a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the booster vaccination when they are eligible) in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWD) (or its replacement), COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, and the Booster Vaccination (Restriction on Access) Directions (no 2) (or its replacement) (BVD), unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWD and/or BVD.
WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This is a recruitment pool for permanent full time, permanent part time, fixed term full time, and fixed term part time appointments, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/06/2023.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm on the closing date will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.