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Locum RN, EN and EEN opportunities On-base in QLD and NT

HCA Defence
Date Published: 26 Feb 2018
Defence Casual
Public No salary information listed.
Nurse Queensland QLD, Australia
Locum RN, EN and EEN opportunities On-base in QLD and NT
  • Work in North Queensland or the Northern Territory
  • Weekday, nights and weekend shifts
  • Look after ADF personnel

On behalf of Medibank's Garrison Health Services, Healthcare Australia has been subcontracted to deliver the On-base Primary Healthcare Services for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

About the role:

As part of the HCA-Defence contract, an opportunity has arisen for experienced Nurses to join our team.
In this Locum role, you will be responsible for coordination/supervision of sick parades, including triage, assessment, outpatient and inpatient treatment, inoculations parades and health promotion services all ADF personnel. The successful candidate will perform, but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Delivery and assessment of nursing interventions including medication administration, Intravenous therapies, physical assessment and patient intervention;
  • Coordinate/supervise medical appointments including admission to Defence inpatient facilities and civilian hospitals;
  • Development and maintenance of patient care plans and documentation of patient progress;
  • Administration duties;
  • Maintaining patient clinical records;
  • Managing patient pre-admission clinics;

To be successful in this role you will have the following mandatory requirements:

  • Be an Australian Citizen
  • RN - Registered Nurse division 1, holding a current unconditional registration with AHPRA
  • RN- A minimum of 4000 hours post graduate experience over the last five years in one or more of the following acute clinical specialties; medical/surgical, accident and emergency or intensive care with two years proven recency of practice
  • EN-Enrolled Nurse division 2, holding a current unconditional registration with AHPRA
  • EN - A minimum of 2 years full-time postgraduate experience with recent work in one or more of the following acute specialties; medical/surgical, accident and emergency or intensive car
  • Successful completion of a criminal history check
  • Ability to hold a baseline security clearance with the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency
  • Current CPR or BLS

Benefits of working with HCA Defence:

  • Great for work/life balance.
  • An adventurous lifestyle, teamwork driven culture and the chance to work with patients who are fit and motivated to stay healthy, helping you to keep motivated too!
  • Ongoing learning, career development, and medical specialisation
  • Work in the Northern Queensland or/and Northern Territory bases

If you would like to explore the option of changing your current location of work, please contact Lorraine on +61 7 3118 8165 or send your CV and email us for further information in the strictest confidence.


Lorraine Kooymans
+61 7 3118 8165
lorraine.kooymans@healthcareaustralia.com.au