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Strengthening health outcomes through nursing

If you're considering a career in nursing, or just qualified and about to launch your career as a nurse, thinking of returning to nursing after a career break or seeking to expand your nursing horizons the Tasmania Health Service has much to offer.

  • supportive practice environments for newly qualified registered and enrolled nurses
  • dedicated educational and clinical resources for nurses returning to practice after a career break
  • comprehensive orientation and induction to the practice area to suit your individual needs
  • ongoing professional development incentives and opportunities, including post-graduate study and a generous post-graduate qualifications allowance
  • career pathways and an established nursing career structure based on merit

We continually strive  to encourage innovative developments in nursing practice through research, by fostering collaborative arrangements with other members of the multidisciplinary health care team and by supporting nurses' ongoing professional development.

Nursing practice in Tasmania continues to advance with nurses' roles developing in new directions, enhancing the profession and quality of healthcare provision in Tasmania. Whatever your personal aspirations a career in nursing in the Tasmanian public health care system offers great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement. With established career pathways, strong support for personal and professional growth is a feature of nursing with us.

We are committed to ensuring our nurses are able to maintain a positive balance between work, family and lifestyle choices.

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Contact our health services directly

Tasmanian Health Service - Southern Region (including Royal Hobart Hospital)

Tasmanian Health Service - Northern Region (including Launceston General Hospital)

Tasmanian Health Service - North West Region