Transitional/Nurse Practitioner, Wound Care Management - Sydney District Nursing

Nurse Practitioner
REQ260743 Requisition #

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Transitional/Nurse Practitioner
Remuneration: $120,068 - $136,154 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ260743


Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking a dynamic Nurse Practitioner in Wound Care Management to join our team at Redfern Community Health Centre!


Do you have 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, do you have 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?

A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse educated and authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role. The 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 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 Nurse Practitioner is educated and endorsed to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role. The 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.


All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.


To be considered for this role you must have…

  • The ability to participate in a Monday-Friday roster
  • Current NSW Driver's Licence (P2 Licence acceptable).

What you will get in return...

  • Opportunity for Salary Packaging

  • Become part of a high performing and supportive team


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 (PD2020_017)


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.


Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit:


For further details on the role, please view the Position Description

For any enquiries, please contact Wendy Aspery on 0459852514. 


If you think this role is for you, then please address the selection criteria and submit your resume by the closing date.


Applications Close: 10 december 2021

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