Position Details
Reference Number 15387
Position Title Clinical Nurse - Mental Health Services; Acute Inpatient
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 2
Position Summary

Located in the beautiful beach region of the Sunshine Coast, Buderim Private Hospital has grown to be one of the coasts largest private hospitals, committed to improving the health and well-being of the community.


With over 700 staff dedicated to the health of our patients, the latest technology, a wide range of highly qualified specialists and cutting edge diagnostic services, it’s no wonder this facility is rated as one of the best hospitals in Australia. This high level of care, commitment and expertise is what makes the hospital a leading provider of healthcare services on the Sunshine Coast.

Our Cooinda Mental Health Unit is currently seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse to join its team in a Permanent Part Time capacity. This award-winning, 33 bed, state-of-the-art acute support service is renowned for its commitment to patient care and the diversity of its programs.  


As a Clinical Nurse you will provide exceptional patient care in the areas of your clinical expertise whilst assessing and responding appropriately to clinical nursing issues and concerns. You will commit to achieving optimal patient outcomes through the use of effective clinical knowledge and apply clinical practice that ensures and promotes a safe environment for optimal patient health.


Based on your experience, you will assisting with providing supervision and guidance within a multi-disciplinary team, through effective decision making and support.


In applying, you will demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 2 years within an acute setting
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Previous team leadership or supervisory experience with ability to coordinate provision of nursing care
  • Sound ability to manage competing priorities
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development with post graduate qualification (or working towards)

Work with Us:

Working as part of the UnitingCare Health team at Buderim Private Hospital, you’ll join a values led organisation, focused on putting people at the centre of everything we do.  We actively promote a healthy work life balance, and provide access to a range of benefits including

  • Generous salary packaging options which increase your take home pay;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Free onsite parking
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities and exciting career paths
  • Access to internal job opportunities across UnitingCare Queensland

For more information on the benefits of working with us please visit: http://unitingcarehealth.com.au/careers/working-with-us#rewards


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.


Applications Close Sunday, 24th of December 2017.


UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment.  Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.


Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.

Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: At least 2 years experience in the acute care setting
Contact Person Kathy Carfantan
Contact Number 54303399
Contact Email kathy.carfantan@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 24/12/2017
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