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Position Details
Reference Number 18865
Position Title Clinical Nurse - Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular
Internal Only This position is open to employees of UnitingCare Health only
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 2
Position Summary

We’re inviting internal applications for a Clinical Nurse in our Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Ward at St Andrews War Memorial Hospital


Remuneration Value: $47.53 - $50.92 p/h (FTE $93, 919 - $100,618) + Super + NFP Salary Packaging + Shift Penalties + Allowances


At St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, we bring world-class health care to our patients and their families. Based in Brisbane city since 1958, we’ve developed connections that go far beyond our home, occupying a unique place in the hearts and minds of our community. Whether our patients are local or from the furthest reaches of rural Queensland or other states, we’re committed to providing the highest-quality care and support matched with first-class treatment results.


The Role:

As a Clinical Nurse in 2F, you will provide exceptional patient care in the areas of your clinical expertise whilst assessing and responding appropriately to clinical nursing issues and concerns. Providing supervision and guidance within a multi-disciplinary team through effective decision making and support, you will lead by example through exceptional communication, customer service and patient advocacy. You’ll demonstrate:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in Cardiac, Thoracic or Vascular environment
  • Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent and AHPRA registration
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, support and mentorship
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritise your workload
  • Commitment to clinical quality & improvements as well as team development

This is 12 month fixed term opportunity, with potential for extension or permanency based on performance and ward requirements. 


What we offer:


Together with The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital and St Stephens Hospital, we are part of UnitingCare, the largest not-for-profit provider of healthcare and community services in the state, and home to over 17, 000 employees and 9, 000 volunteers.


Our mission is to improve the health of individuals and their families. We differentiate ourselves by living out our values to optimise patient care and experience through committed and inspired leadership and the dedication of our people. We believe in rewarding and recognising our people through:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options: allocate up to $15,900 of your pre-taxable income to everyday expenses, increasing take-home pay
  • One-on-one support from pastoral care team & employee assistance programs
  • Retail, Health Insurance and Gym Membership Discounts
  • Access to non-taxable meal & entertainment card
  • Hospital admissions discounts
  • Additional paid parental leave, education leave & additional leave purchases.
  • Flexible work environments, including family-friendly rostering


Apply Now:


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Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at UnitingCare Queensland, individuals are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and UnitingCare's vaccination requirements policy, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations.


Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: Minimum 2 years clinical experience in similar setting
Essential: Ability to work a 24/7 roster
Essential: Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships within the multidisciplinary team, patients and other stakeholders
Essential: Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills / Ability to use negotiation skills to manage conflict within the work environment
Essential: Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and participation in quality improvement projects
Essential: Demonstrated ability to recognise and respond to clinical deterioration
Essential: Studying towards or completion of a relevant graduate certificate or diploma
Essential: Proven ability to lead a team
Essential: A commitment to the delivery of high quality patient care and excellent customer service
Essential: Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, support and mentorship to other Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Assistant in Nursing
Contact Person Marilyn Woods
Contact Number 38344320
Contact Email
Closing Date 03/02/2022
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