Careers

10/12/2020

Position: Practice Nurse

We are looking for a Registered Nurse (Div1) to join our team!

Hours: Full Time (Must be flexible with morning or evening shifts)

Location: Westmeadows Medical Centre (32B Fawkner St., Westmeadows VIC 3049)

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA – MANDATORY

 

  • Registered nurse (Div 1) – with a current AHPRA certificate
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Working With Children’s Certificate
  • Demonstrated patient-focused approach in service provision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Ability to prioritise and organise (ability to multi-task)
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Willingness to provide flexibility in staff rostering arrangements
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Awareness of the principles of medical ethics
  • Flexible with working hours

 

MANDATORY IDENTIFIED SKILLS

These skills are mandatory to the position but it is not necessary that you currently possess them. However, you must be prepared to acquire them with assistance once in position.

  • Wound Care
  • Pathology collection
  • Computer literacy
  • Immunisation Certificate
  • Knowledge of the Enhanced Primary Care items
  • Knowledge of Health Assessments in general practice
  • Knowledge of Heart Health Check in general practice
  • Knowledge of Diabetes Cycle of Care in general practice
  • Current CPR Training

 

BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE (DESIRABLE)

  • Understanding of the current and future role of GPs in the health care industry
  • Understanding of the requirements for General Practice training, vocational registration, continuing medical education (CME) and quality assurance
  • Understanding of General Practice Accreditation
  • Understanding of the role of allied health practitioners and their relationship with General Practitioners
  • Understanding of medico-legal issues
  • Understanding of the roles of the RACGP, Medical Board and Health Services Complaints Commissioner with regard to patient complaints
  • Demonstrated understanding of medical terminology
  • Understanding of the limitations of the role of Practice Nurse
  • Knowledge with specific social groups serviced by practice, such as adolescents, aged care, migrant or refuge groups, aboriginals & Torres Straight islanders, etc.

 

To apply: Please send your application letter and resume to pracnurse_westmeadows@yahoo.com.au