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North West Private Hospital

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North West Private Hospital, part of Healthe Care Group, is a 60 Bed Acute Hospital serving the North West Community of Tasmania since 1988.

The Hospital

Located in Burnie, Tasmania, NWPH provides services for private and public patients and is the only hospital providing maternity birthing services for a catchment population of approximately 111,000. It has been accredited as a Baby Friendly Hospital by the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) since March 2003. North West is also just a 45 to 60 minute plane flight to Melbourne and passengers can travel from either Wynyard or Devonport airports.

The Maternity Services Unit has 4 fully equipped Birthing Suites, a 21 Bed Inpatient Ward, 8 Cot Level 1 and Level 2 Special Care Nurseries, and the Level 2 Neonatal Care service is equipped with the latest technology and medical facilities. Qualified Lactation Consultants provide mothers with advice and assistance with breastfeeding.

Tasmania 

Tasmania is one of Australia's best kept secrets. It is a mountainous Island state, which boasts pristine beaches, coastlines and seas, as well as extensive national and regional parkland (over one fifth to be exact!). With a population of over half a million (nearly half of that in the Hobart - the Capital City), there are places in Tasmania that remain untouched.

Burnie - North West Coast

Tasmania's north-west is the gateway to some of the island's most beautiful natural places. Exploring the north-west you'll find classic coastal drives, food trails, stunning national parks and beautiful nature reserves.

Burnie is a port city with an industrial past that has reinvented itself as a vibrant and creative city on a beautiful stretch of Tasmania's north-west coast.  

Here are some videos to get a sense of the Island.

https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/about/regions-of-tasmania/north-west/burnie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SG4sYb1BKAI (Tasmania part one)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZIlDQYnBXk (Tasmania part two)

Cost of Living in Tasmania

Tasmanian real estate is very affordable in comparison to other regions of Australia, with a choice of coastal or rural locations that are only 15 to 20 minutes from the main commercial hubs. House prices in Burnie range from AU$220,000 to Au$800,000 with the median price being AU$320,000, whereas rent ranges from $200 to $700 per week with the median being $300.

Accessibility

Burnie is only 4 hours drive to the Capital City (Hobart), and two hours from the West Coast and cradle Mountain a world heritage site.  If you want to visit the big Cities in Australia, you can hop on a plane and be in Melbourne in an hour, flying out of Wynyard or Devonport Airports.  There are several small coastal towns close to Burnie, with a lot of Hospital employees living in Wynyard or Penguin only 20 minutes drive from work.

Apply for a role with North West Private Hospital

You can submit your application using the link below, or you can email your CV to nurse@icegroup.ie. From there, our team will organise a telephone interview with ICE Group, which is 30 minutes and will go through your CV and clinical experience in more detail.

Please Call/Text/WhatsApp 00353 87 125 1531 if you have any other queries.