Nurse Practitioner - Sub-Acute and Community Care (523916)

Department of Health
Hospitals & Primary Care - Hospitals Sth
Hospitals Sth - SAA&CS
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Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award, Registered Nurse, Grade 8, Level 3

Employment type:

Multiple FTE - F/T & P/Tpos




New Norfolk District Hospital

Job description:

The NP is responsible as a leader, advisor and mentor for other nurses and clinicians to ensure high level clinical excellence in Sub-Acute, Aged and Community Services.

The Role

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will be a crucial member of our healthcare team, endorsed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and practicing with a legislatively protected title. With advanced qualifications and extensive clinical experience, the NP provides expert, patient-centred care while contributing to research, education and clinical leadership. Operating autonomously yet collaboratively, the NP demonstrates accountability in their practice and significantly impacts patient outcomes.

Within the Agency Framework, and in accordance with Agency policies and procedures, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible, within the defined scope of practice, for high level clinical leadership in the development, provision and evaluation of community and acute, sub-Acute and non-acute patient care at New Norfolk District Hospital (NNDH) 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 statewide and nationally, in acute, sub-acute and community research, publication and education.

The NP is responsible as a leader, advisor and mentor for other nurses and clinicians to ensure high level clinical excellence in Sub-Acute, Aged and Community Services.

  • Work as a member of a dynamic and innovative team.
  • Great staff culture/ dedicated team making a real difference.
  • Autonomous role supported by experienced local Allied Health and GP network.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our uniqueness, our Tasmanian way, truly sets us apart as a paradise found.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

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There is so much on offer and so much more to discover.

We are small enough for you to be able to shape and influence your work, yet large enough for you to know that you’re part of something special.

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Details of Appointment

Multiple permanent, full time and part time shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

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


$139,948 pro rata per annum + our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type.
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $500 per annum.
  • Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2023


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  • 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:
  • crimes of violence
  • sex related offences
  • serious drug offences
  • crimes involving dishonesty.
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete a 1–2-page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For more information, please contact:

Ann Allanby
Nursing Director - Sub-Acute, Aged & Community Care
Phone: 0438 792 029

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The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

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