Swansea Medical Centre is seeking an experienced RN 3 days per week .The successful applicant will enjoy working as part of a team which focuses on the provision of high quality care and preventative health. Applicants must be flexiable with hours and be able to assist with covering sick and annual leave when required. Our practice provides a warm and supportive environment with a strong commitment to professional development and quality improvement.
Current registered nurse . Previous experience in a general practice would be appreciated but not essential, will train the right candiate. Must have a keen interest in general practice nursing which involves multi tasking and skills in a wide range of areas including but not limited to : Preventative Health , Diabeties , Wound Care , Childhood Health ,Caring for the Elderly and Chronic Disease Management. Does not have to be an accreditated immunisor but must have a willingness to undertake in due course. Must be able to work as a team and be committed to quality improvement processes within our accreditated practice .
Highly regarded attributes of the successful applicant would include skills in : Chronic Disease Management ,Health Assessments ( including >75 years , ATSI and Child Health Checks ) , Immunisations , Travel Health , Wound Care , Asthma/spirometry , ECG and assisting Minor Procedures. Familiarity with EPC items such as GPMP's and TCA 's, although training on their use in our specific practice will be given . A special interest in Diabeties would be highly regarded. Experience using the Best Practice program would be an advantage although not essential .
Swansea Medical Centre is a large accreditated practice consisiting of a team of highly motivated health professionals committed to the provision of high quality care . There are 7 GP's , 2 RN's , 1 EN and is supported by excellent reception staff . There are 2 dedicated treatment rooms and 1 nurse consult room which is used primarily for Chronic Disease Management .The practice is supported by onsite pathology and a dietician and also works closely with a large variety of other allied health professonials all within walking distance . Shops and pharmacies are nearby .
Position is based on Nurses Award conditions for a Registered Nurse . Pay rate is above award and will be negotiated according to level of experience and skills applicable to our practice .