Clinical Nurse Manager - Emergency Department

Salary: RN SRN Level 3 $117,070 p.a
Location: South Hedland
Unit/Division: Hedland Health Campus - Nursing and Midwifery Services
Work Type: Permanent - Full Time
Position No: 00300203
Closing Date: 2021-11-08 4:00 PM
Attachments: - 300203 clinical nurse manager emergency srn level 3.pdf
- applicant information package (lattice version).pdf
- wachs - r5 - application form - pdf.pdf
- wachs pre-employment health assessment policy.pdf
- wwc applicant advice 2017.pdf

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.

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

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):

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:

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.

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.