Clinical Nurse (Mornington Island)

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North West Hospital and Health Service (HHS) ( )

Working with us

  • After 1 year you will get an isolation bonus of $3,500. If you stay for 2 years you will get $10,500… and for your 3rd year (and every year after that) you will get $7,000.
  • salary between $104,816 and $112,236 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6 - Band 1). 
  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution.
  • Salary sacrificing options ( )are also available.

***Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme ( ) and the Discounted fares for residents | Qantas AU ( )may be available to eligible health workers.

In your downtime, we will provide 2 return airfares p.a. (inc. spouse/dependents) to the nearest east coast provincial city in conjunction with your recreation leave; of which we offer 5 weeks p.a. with a 17.5% loading/bonus.

Professionally, our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff. Opportunities available for career development including in-house training, development & mentoring programs, 2 weeks p.a. plus travel as required and enrolment and conference costs for approved courses and conferences.

The location

Mornington Island (Gunana); the largest of the North Wellesley Islands located in the Gulf of Carpentaria that is currently home to a community of approximately 1500 people.

The Island achieved self-governance in 1978 and is now controlled by the Mornington Shire Council ( ).

The Traditional Owners are the Lardil people.

Staff accommodation (if available) or a private rental subsidy of $82.50 per week for up to 17 months.

Transfer and appointment expenses may be negotiated.

About the role

The facility is a remote level two (2) hospital under the Rural and Remote Clinical Services Capability Framework with 11 inpatient beds; providing 24/7 acute inpatient and accident and emergency care as well as a comprehensive range of community health services.

This role works within the Mornington Island Hospital providing advanced professional and clinical leadership in the delivery and coordination of professional, safe and quality patient and family centered nursing care, and is committed to enhancing and enabling patient experience and outcomes by leading support, collaboration, and partnership with patient, families/carers and other health service providers at Mornington Island Hospital.


  • Mandatory requirements are a relevant tertiary degree qualification and appropriate registration/licences.
  • Pre-employment screening, including criminal history checks, will be conducted for the successful applicant.
  • VPD risk role. Requires evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis and Tuberculosis.
  • A 6-month period of probation may apply.


Role is offered on a permanent full-time basis, 76 hours p.f.

Contact: Scott Windsor 07 4745 7702.

Apply ONLINE by: Tuesday 25/06/2024. ( )

11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland North West Qld
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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