Position Details
Reference Number 12945
Position Title Registered Nurse (5SD217) / Enrolled Nurse (5ENM217)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time, Casual
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Enrolled Nurse - Level 2
Position Summary
  • Mental Health
  • Permanent Part-time & Casual

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland. The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4200 people.


One of the Coast’s largest private hospitals with over 700 dedicated staff, The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital is located in a peaceful, leafy natural environment at Buderim. The hospital provides a multi-award winning service to its patients and their families. We provide our patients with a wide range of services including Mental Health, Intensive Care, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Obstetric and Gynaecology, General Surgery, Urology, Cancer Care, General Medicine, Renal and Respiratory Services, Maternity, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Orthopaedic, Rehabilitation and much more. The high level of care, commitment and expertise is what makes the hospital a leading provider of healthcare services on the Sunshine Coast.


We are currently seeking experienced Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses to join our Cooinda Mental Health unit team. The unit has a number of credentialed Consultant Psychiatrists able to provide specialist assessment and treatment who are supported by a team of specialist mental health clinicians located within Cooinda Mental Health Service. The team consists of a Registrar in Psychiatry, Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapist, Exercise Physiologist and a 24-hour medical service.


Ideally, the successful applicant will demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse with current Australian Health Professional Registration Agency (AHPRA) registration;
  • Demonstrated recent experience within the specialised setting of mental health;
  • Relevant post registration qualifications and/or credentialing with ACMHN;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Be able to demonstrate evidence of recovery oriented principles in nursing practice;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of clinical skills in assessment, formulation, treatment and therapeutic intervention.

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.


Working as part of the UnitingCare Health at The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, our staff enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities including Post graduate leaderships programs
  • Flexible working arrangements

For more information regarding this opportunity please contact Kathy Carfantan, Assistant Director of Nursing, on 07 54303399. 


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process and quote the following reference number – 12945.


We look forward to receiving your applications by Sunday 31st March 2017.

Selection Criteria Essential: Recent experience in the acute mental health setting
Contact Person Kathy Carfantan
Contact Number 54303399
Contact Email kathy.carfantan@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 31/03/2017
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