Nursing and Midwifery

If you have any queries about joining our team or the application process, please email us at or phone 0481 059 961.

KEMH offers nurses and midwives a high quality, innovative and patient-centred working and learning environment. This enables us to deliver evidence-based contemporary nursing and midwifery practice that provides patients and their families with safe, respectful and compassionate care.

Our nurses and midwives have a comprehensive range of career and employment opportunities, including clinical care, management, education and research.


Employee benefits

  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Professional development programs and continuous learning supported through our specialised Centre for Nursing Education (CNE) and underpinned by our Centre for Nursing Research (CNR)
  • Paid study leave
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Paid parental leave
  • Rostering flexibility * (flexible work and leave arrangements will vary across the health service according to work service requirements and demands)

Find out more about employee benefits.


Nursing Professional Practice Model

Come and join our dynamic team, which is supported by our Nursing Professional Practice Model, which focuses on providing exceptional and inclusive patient-centred care, based on our values of respect, integrity, care, innovation and teamwork.

Our Nursing Professional Practice Model focuses on the following:

  • Displaying kindness, compassion and empathy.
  • Maintaining accountability and professionalism.
  • Promoting inclusivity, diversity and equality.
  • Fostering leadership.
  • Encouraging wellbeing and self care.
  • Leading quality and safety.
  • Promote life long learning.


Professional nursing and midwifery registration requirements

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is a requirement for employment at KEMH as a nurse or midwife.

To establish whether you will be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse or Midwife in Australia you should contact the NMBA (external site) directly.

Overseas applicants must obtain NMBA registration prior to a visa being approved by the Department of Immigration.

Last Updated: 26/06/2024