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Registered Nurse (Mornington Island) , Queensland Health

Queensland Government - Mornington, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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The Mornington Island (Gunana) Hospital is a rural health service providing a comprehensive range of health services to the local community; including acute care, aged care, general outpatient services, allied health services as well as other visiting health services.

Experience the diversity of regional nursing and contribute to our vision of creating:

Pathways to better health
for our North West communities.

Job details Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 5
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI367988
Closing date 21-Apr-2021
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Fortnightly salary
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Salary Other
Job duration
Contact person Gillian Robbins
Contact details 07 4745 7777
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About your opportunity

This role works in the Mornington Island (Gunana) Hospital providing professional, safe and quality patient and family centred care; and is committed to enhancing and enabling positive patient experience and outcomes by fostering support, collaboration and partnership with patient, families/carers and other health service providers.


  • Proof of qualification, registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA) and a current practising certificate.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role.
For additional information please refer to the role description.

What's on offer?

Permanent full-time role.

Generous remuneration package value up to $106,369 p.a. comprising:
  • base salary between $72,471 - $92,954 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5)
  • annual recreational leave p.a. with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.
Other employment benefits may include:
  • sick leave accrual
  • professional development
  • shift, locality and laundry allowances
  • access to corporate discounts and employee wellness and assistance programs.
About the employer and region

Covering an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometres and servicing many of the remote communities within North-Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria, the North West Hospital and Health Service is responsible for the health promotion and wellbeing of people within the service area and ensuring that effective, high quality services are accessible to all.

Mornington Island is the largest of the North Wellesley Islands located in the Gulf of Carpentaria and is currently home to a community of approximately 1500 people. The Island achieved self-governance in 1978 and is now controlled by the .

The Traditional Owners of Mornington Island are the Lardil people.

The facility is a remote level two (2) hospital under the Rural and Remote Clinical Services Capability Framework with 11inpatient beds. The facility provides 24/7 acute inpatient and accident and emergency care.

The establishment of the Lower Gulf Strategy, a joint tripartite partnership with the Western Queensland Primary Health Network, and Gidgee Healing, guides reform to deliver a primary health care system which better meets the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) peoples in the Lower Gulf.

It will integrate the health system at every level, will allow ATSI people to participate in decision making affecting their health, and ensure health services are structured around the needs of the individual, family and community.

There is a strong focus on preventive health care and encouraging healthy lifestyles. It means people in communities taking responsibility for their own health, within a supportive framework which they will help construct.

All positions within this organisation are expected to work in partnership with Gidgee Healing to ensure the best outcomes for the community.

Contact Gillian Robbins for a discussion about the role on 07 4745 7777.

Applications should be submitted ONLINE and close on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote and .

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Queensland Government

Mornington, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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