6 October, 2023

Nurse Practitioner Rheumatic Heart Disease

Full Time, Fixed term until 30 June 2025

Based in Cairns

Salary range $130,000-$140,000


The Nurse Practitioner Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) provides comprehensive, collaborative advanced nursing care to patients with RHD and their families. 

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in the relevant specialty of cardiology and hold a Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner), or an equivalent postgraduate qualification required for Nurse Practitioner Endorsement with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).


Benefits of working with Wuchopperen:

  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits
  • 5 Weeks annual leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Commitment to professional development
  • 12% Superannuation Contribution


How to Apply:

To be eligible for interview, applicants must:

  • Provide a cover letter of no more than two pages, addressing the Core Capabilities in the Position Description
  • Provide a Specified Reference
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least first 2 vaccinations plus one booster) and provide evidence
  • Possess a current driver’s licence

Applicants who do not address these requirements, will not be considered for shortlisting.


It is a condition of employment for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (refer to Queensland Government Health Employment Directive No. 12/21). Evidence of vaccination must be provided with the application.

Applicants for a specified position must have an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who is recognised and accepted in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; provide a reference to support their ability to meet selection criteria 2 of the position description.


For more information please see the Position Description or contact Ben Jesser, Executive Director Primary Health Care on 07 4080 1150.

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Monday, 23 October 2023. 


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.