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Employment Opportunity - Transitional Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Practitioner

Sunday, 26 March 2023

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Transitional Nurse Practitioner; Nurse Practitioner
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ377452

Are you seeking a wonderful opportunity to progress and excel in your career?

About Us

Sydney Local Health District is one of the fastest growing Local Health Districts in New South Wales. Our facilities and services are world class and our staff are dedicated, innovative and caring.

Where you will be based

For over 70 years Concord Repatriation General Hospital has had a well-earned reputation for excellence in healthcare as well as undertaking world class clinical education and research.  Building on its proud heritage of caring for the Veteran community, the hospital now services the local communities of Concord, Strathfield, Burwood and beyond.

About the role

The position will be predominantly based between Concord and Canterbury Hospitals, and will also be required to provide support and mentorship for the Palliative Care CNCs across SLHD where appropriate.

A Transitional Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Practitioner (TNP/NP) is a registered nurse educated and authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role. The TNP/NP role includes the assessment and management of patients using nursing knowledge and skills and may include but is not limited to initiation of diagnostic investigations, prescribing of medications and direct referral of patients to other health care professionals. The TNP/NP role is grounded in the nursing profession's values, knowledge, theories and practice and provides innovative and flexible health care delivery that complements other health care providers.

The Transitional Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Practitioner is educated and endorsed to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role. The TNP/NP role includes assessment and management using nursing knowledge and skills. The role may include, but is not limited to, the direct referral of patients to other health care professionals, prescribing medications and initiating and interpreting diagnostic investigations.

We are looking for someone who...

  • Has current registration with AHPRA and authorised to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the NSW Nurses & Midwifery Registration Board (AHPRA) or working towards such a qualification. If transitional, 5 years full time equivalent post registration experience, with at least 3 years full time equivalent clinical experience in the specialty of the Nurse Practitioner role.
  • Demonstrates the ability to articulate sound reasoning behind clinical, diagnostic and prescribing decisions that are informed by evidence based practice and made within a nursing context

What we can offer you (for eligible employees)

  • Accrued Day Off (ADO)

  • Opportunity for extra tax savings through Salary Packaging

  • Novated Leasing

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members

  • Fitness Passport

  • Great education opportunities through the Centre for Education and Workforce Development                     

Please view the Position Description for further details.

For enquiries, please contact Eleanor Romney via email at

About working for SLHD

This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2022_030)

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.   

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Applications Close: 3 April 2023

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