Registered Migration Australia

Registered Nurse

(Child and Family Health)


Provides nursing care to children from birth to school age and their families with an emphasis on the prevention, early detection of, and early intervention in, physical, emotional and social problems affecting children and their families such as assistance with parentcraft, immunisation and developmental milestones. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


  • Plunket Nurse (NZ)

Alternative Titles

  • Medical Manager

Occupation Lists

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) is on the following skill lists:

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) is not on the following skills list:

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
2323-11 Registered Nurse

Group: 2544 Registered Nurses

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) - Description
provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities, and in the community.


  • assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • working in consultation with other Health Professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • supervising and coordinating the work of Enrolled Nurses and other health care workers

Skill Level
Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations within the Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) Group:

Sources: and DIBP

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