Position Details
Reference Number 16092
Position Title Registered Nurse - Surgical Unit
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual
Entity St Stephens Hospital, Hervey Bay
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary

Employment Status – Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual

Location – Surgical Unit, St Stephens Hospital

Classification – Registered Nurse – Level 1

Remuneration Value: Level 1 position, $33.72-$43.34 p/h (FTE $66, 630 - $85, 639), 9.5% employee contribution to super, 17.5% annual leave loading + not for profit salary packaging benefit + cumulative study leave.



Due to an increase in patient numbers, St Stephens are inviting experienced Surgical Nurses join their unit!


As Australia’s first fully digital hospital, St Stephen’s gives the Wide Bay community access to one of the country’s most advanced healthcare facilities. An innovative non-for-profit regional hospital, we’re small enough to provide individualised care, but large enough to cover a majority of health needs – offering access to the best specialists with minimal waiting. In the midst of this state-of-the-art facility, it’s our commitment to person-centred care that truly sets us apart.


People caring for people:


You will provide safe, holistic nursing care to individuals and their families, applying best clinical practice and ensuring a safe environment for optimal patient outcomes. You will work collaboratively alongside a multi-disciplinary team, supporting one another to deliver patient-focused care. You’ll demonstrate strong communication skills, a commitment to customer service, and an ability to manage conflicting priorities. You’ll present with:

  • Minimum 2+ years postgraduate Acute Surgical
  • Sound clinical problems solving skills with ability to work independently
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Ability to work full, flexible rotating roster
  • Full, unrestricted AHPRA registration

We’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.


We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.


About the Fraser Coast:

Located on the beautiful Fraser Coast, Hervey Bay is a relaxed coastal community offering some of the most idyllic scenery in Australia, and a pace of life second to none. The region offers countless experiences including stunning beaches, sailing, fishing, camping, four-wheel-driving, national parks and the renowned world-heritage listed Fraser Island. Offering numerous housing options, a range of excellent restaurants and exceptional schools, Hervey Bay is a thriving community for young families and professionals


Apply Now:


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


We look forward to receiving your application by Sunday, 31st of March 2019


Through our values UnitingCare 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.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. They can depend on us to speak up loudly for their safety.

Selection Criteria Essential: 12 months experience in an acute care setting
Essential: Ability to work a 24/7 roster
Essential: A commitment to the delivery of high quality patient care and excellent customer service
Essential: Ability to work supportively within a team and adapt to change
Contact Person Jodie Wood
Contact Number 41201370
Contact Email Jodie.Wood@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Larnie Wright
Alternate Contact Number 41201330
Closing Date 31/03/2019
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