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Flight Nurse

NSW Ambulance

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of 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. 
About the opportunity 
The Flight Nurse is responsible for the nursing care and clinical management of patients requiring aeromedical transport by NSW Air Ambulance, between country and metropolitan hospitals/ health facilities within NSW and interstate. Responsibilities also include triaging of patients, clinical care of patients prior to and after flights, the provision of administrative assistance and ground duties.
This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team of critical care nurse/midwives and start work in 2022 on board our brand new fleet of B350C aircraft which have been designed by the very clinicians who work on them. Additionally, NSW Air Ambulance will be introducing to it’s fleet 2 state of the art PC24 jets, the future is looking good. If you are a highly motivated critical care nurse/midwife with a desire to work with extended autonomy and learn new skills, this is the job for you. Join our team and work in the most scenic and exciting office nursing can offer.
There are three temporary full time positions to be filled for a period of up to 12 months with possible extension.

Please note: The role is located in Mascot
 What we can offer you
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Accrued Days Off in addition to Annual Leave
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
About Us

NSW Ambulance is an integral part of the NSW Health System delivering mobile health services and providing high quality clinical care, rescue and retrieval services to those people of NSW with emergency and medical health needs. Hear what it’s like to work for NSW Ambulance
How to Apply
Please respond to the below targeted questions (max 4000 characters including spaces per question) and submit this with your CV and other required information. Your CV should also incorporate how you demonstrate relevant knowledge and experience for this role and how you meet the requirements described in the Flight Nurse Position Description.
Targeted Question 1: The role of a Flight Nurse will require you to manage competing priorities. Describe a situation where you felt you were working under a high degree of pressure. How did you manage this and what was the outcome?

Targeted Question 2: What different approaches have you used in talking with different people?  How did you know you were getting your point across? Please provide a specific example.
Employment Conditions
  • Maintain a level of physical fitness appropriate to the role.
  • Meet the physical/height limitations necessary to ensure the Flight Nurse can be safely seated, exit the aircraft from the emergency exit and operate in the aircraft.
  • Have no specific phobias or fears relating to working at a height and is able to work in a confined space.
  • Applicants may be required to participate in pre-employment drug testing and to meet the requirements of the Drug and Alcohol policy.
  • Ability to satisfactorily complete Flight Nurse Scenario based assessments to test situational awareness and physical fitness.
  • Applicants must be willing to undertake a health and fitness assessment as part of the recruitment process.
  • Employment is subject to passing a medical assessment by an authorised person.
  • Satisfactorily complete and maintain and medical assessments as published by NSW Ambulance in addition to any legislative requirements.
  • Satisfactorily complete all clinical and operational training requirements of the Flight Nurse scope of practice and amendments over time.
  • Ability to swim.
  • Must have a current driver’s license.  
 Need more information?
Click here for the Position Description
Interested in applying for this position
Position Conditions and General Info
For role related queries or questions contact Chris Wildey via

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Midwife
Remuneration: $65,692 per annum - $92,236 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ283067
Applications Close:  11 February 2022

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Registered NurseNSW Ambulance
Location NSW
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Maternal & Child Health
Closing Date 11-02-2022

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