Clinical Nurse

Murdoch, Western Australia, au
Company: Department of Health
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-07-28 19:15:51

This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time or Casual appointments with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

Please note some appointments may be made while a substantive occupant is on a period of Parental Leave. 

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.Eligibility to Apply:  Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Other Conditions:
WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. 

This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted: 

  • The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis.
  • Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. 
  • Appointments may be made from this pool until 31/08/2022.
  • Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint motivated, enthusiastic Clinical Nurses to the Fiona Stanley Hospital’s Neonatal Unit. The Neonatal Unit is an 18 bed Level 5 NICU that cares for permature, all forms of respiratory support and babies born to high risk mothers who birth at FSH. As part of a multidisciplinary team you will provide clinical and professional expertise to ensure comprehensive evidence based midwifery/nursing care is delivered to patient. The Clinical Nurse facilitates and promotes patient safety and quality of care and practices within their scope of practice considerate of the Nursing and Midwifery Board’s Midwifery Practice Decisions Flowchart.

    Area Profile:  Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is a 783-bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services, and the State Adult Burns Service. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine.

    Employee Benefits:  Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances
  • For further information click here. 
  • Selection Criteria:  Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at

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