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Practice Nurse RN: Echuca

Position Description:

  • Full-time or part-time four days per week, flexible hours
  • AMA award rate – competitive salary
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Accredited practice, well equipped and supportive team

A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced RN Div 1 Nurse to provide nursing services in a general practice setting within a team that provide high quality patient centered care according to best practice standards.

In this role you will work across all areas of primary care nursing rotating across; triage, immunizations, health assessments, GP Management Plans & Team Care Arrangements, chronic health checks – diabetes and asthma, and provide support to the general practitioners and other staff members. You will also be involved in sterilisation and practice accreditation.

You will typically encounter a varied caseload from children to pensioners working within a fast paced environment with minor surgery and wound management being performed.

Key Essential criteria: (please address this in your application)

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse (Division 1)
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Professional Certificate in Immunisation or willingness to obtain Certificate
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of general practice and the interest in community based nursing including patient education and health promotion.
  • Knowledge of current Immunisation schedules, diabetes management, asthma management, enhanced primary care items, infection control, CPR emergency resuscitation techniques, equipment and drugs.
  • Training or experience in medicare item numbers
  • Experience in a similar role as practice nurse or community-based nursing
  • Permanent residency – no student visas and no sponsorship available

Practice Details:

This accredited and well established general practice has 14 general practitioners, 10 nursing staff, four allied health staff, as well as on-site pharmacy, clinicalabs pathology, diabetic educators, midwifery clinic and asthma clinic all contained in modern premises, excellent staff, up to date computer systems, and above all a commitment to quality care to the community across the Echuca Moama region.

About Echuca: The twin towns of Echuca-Moama straddle the Murray River approximately 180 km directly north of Melbourne and under 50 minutes from the major provincial centres of Shepparton and Bendigo. The combination of history, natural beauty, wildlife parks, water sports, fishing and golf courses provide a vibrant and healthy lifestyle. An active cultural community, a wonderful climate, excellent shops, restaurants, cafes, clubs, relaxed lifestyle and warmer climate makes Echuca a great place work and live.

Overview

Vacancy ID:
17632
Location:

RA2

Echuca
Job Title:
Practice Nurse
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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