Karla Rimmington





2012 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – Strategic Training Solutions.
2008 Graduate Certificate in Critical Care – Emergency Nursing. College of Nursing.
1999 Graduate Certificate in Oncology Nursing. College of Nursing.
1994 Diploma of Health Science (Nursing). Newcastle University.




2017 – Current Clinical Nurse Educator Day Treatment Centre, Calvary MaterNewcastle (3 days/week).

2012 – Current Clinical Nurse Educator Emergency Department, Calvary Mater Newcastle (2 days/week).

2008 – 2017 Clinical Nurse Specialist Oncology Department and
Emergency Department, Calvary Mater Hospital.

2007 – Jan – June Clinical Coordinator – Emergency Department, Calvary Mater Hospital.

2003 – Current Registered Nurse – Emergency Department, NewcastleMater Misericordiae Hospital.

1999 – 2003 Clinical Nurse Specialist – Oncology Department.
Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital.

1996 – 1999 Registered Nurse – Oncology Department, Newcastle Mater Misercordiae Hospital.

1995 – 1996 Post – Graduate Registered Nurse, Newcastle Mater
Misericordiae Hospital. (Palliative Care, Surgical,
Medical, and Medical Oncology Nursing).


  • Current Advanced Specialist Skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Adult and paediatric advanced life support (assessor)
  • Care of central venous access devices (assessor)
  • Chemotherapy and related toxicities Communication skills
  • Computer skills (iPIMS, Aria, Auslab, Outlook e-mail, Internet, IIMS, Kronos,
    Workforce, CAP, Calvary Mater intranet, Eviq, PAC’s, HNEAHS website)
    Demonstrated leadership skills
  • I.V venipuncture and cannulation (assessor)
  • Immunotherapies and related toxicities
  • Male and female catheterization (assessor)
  • Pain management
  • Radiotherapy and related toxicities
  • Remain calm in stressful situations
  • Septic shock
  • Time management skills
  • Undertake complex problem solving in busy environments
  • Professional Affiliations
  • N.S.W Nurses Association
  • College of Nursing
  • Cancer Nurses Society of Australia