Nurse Practitioner – Aged Care

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Health Service – Southern Region
THS – Sth – Complex, Chrnc & Commty Serv


$123,137 per annum


Registered Nurse Grade 8 Level 3


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, shift work (fully rotational), working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please note that hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Tasmanian Health Service – South


Within the Tasmanian Health Service Framework and in accordance with Agency Policy and Procedures, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Aged Care  is responsible, within the defined scope of practice, for the development, provision and evaluation of clinical/community nursing care that ensures optimal patient/client/family and community outcomes.

The NP draws upon their professional competencies to improve clinical service outcomes through effective research and quality improvement activities and will actively participate state-wide and nationally in Aged Services research, publication and education.

The NP is responsible as a leader, advisor and mentor for other senior nurses practicing in the field of Aged Services.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and endorsed to practice as a nurse practitioner.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:
a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

How to apply

Please apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1050100/nurse-practitioner-aged-care-518397


Applications close



Tuesday 13 October, 2020 11:55 PM AEST


For further information contact

Colin Banks
Assistant Director of Nursing – Cancer, Chronic Disease & Sub-Acute Care
Phone:  0400 149 719
Email:   colin.banks@ths.tas.gov.au

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