Job Description

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH), Queensland is a 36 bed ICU, providing services to critically ill infants, children and young people for Queensland, Northern New South Wales and the Pacific Rim.
Services include:

  • Specialist care for seriously ill , injured or complex children 
  • Post-operative care for children undergoing cardiac surgery 
  • An Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) service
  • A state-wide Paediatric retrieval service including a teleconference support network
  • A highly regarded PICU research team


Click here ( http://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/home/lcch/ ) for further information on working at the Queensland Children's Hospital.

We are passionate about supporting staff to progress their careers through a number of structured development plans, including:

  • A 12 month Paediatric intensive care program articulating into tertiary qualifications 
  • Career opportunities in management, education and research.

From 2019 QCH PICU, in partnership with the University of Melbourne, will be running a Graduate Certificate in PICU course on site.  Staff having completed the PICU transition program are eligible to enrol in the graduate certificate program.

Remuneration comprising salary rates $32.20 - $41.31 p.h., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Nurse Grade 5) (Permanent and temporary, full time and part-time positions available. Applications will remain current for 12 Months).


If you have current experience as a paediatric intensive care nurse, current eligibility for AHPRA registration, and want to belong to a progressive and inclusive workplace please click on the  APPLY  button.
NOTE: APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT PRIOR TO CLOSING DATE OF VACANCY. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS FOR THIS ROLE WILL BE NOT BE CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT APPLY.


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