Vacancy Details


Vacancy Info:

Attention Line
Registered Nurse
Vacancy Type
Practice Nurse
Position Title
Practice Nurse
Hours Per Week
Part Time
Eligible 3GA placement?
Eligible OMPS placement?
Position From
15 Jan 2020
Ad Expiry Date
15 Apr 2020
Date Posted
15 Jan 2020
Date Updated
15 Jan 2020

Description

Position Description
  • Provide high quality nursing services to patients in line with contemporary best practice.
  • Work effectively and cooperateively with GP's in delivering patient treatment/care services
  • Active promotion of PMG services that enhance growth in patient attendances.
  • Conduct triage, immunisations and other injections; wound management; chronic disease management, INR's, Blood pressure checks and ECG's
  • Assist doctors with clinical procedures as required
Essentials Description
  • Appropriate tertiary qualification and nursing registration certificate
  • Minimum one year nursing experience, preferably in a community-based role
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of general practice and interest in community-based nursing including patient education and health promotion
  • Knowledge of current immunisation schedules, Diabetes Management, Asthma management, enhanced parimary care items, infection control, CPR and emergency resuscitation techniques, equipment and drugs. Immunisation accredited or willingness to obtain.
Desirables Description
  • Competence in the use of relevant Computer Software - Best Practice
  • Experience in similar role as practice nurse
  • Experience with specific social groups serviced by the practice such as adolescents, aged care, migrant or refuge groups, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders etc
  • Additional qualifications such as Accredited Women's Health Certificate, Diabetes Education Certificate, Asthma/Spirometry qualification/education
  • Training or experience in Medicare item numbers and health funds.
Description of Facilities

Providence Medical Thornton now operate out of the Thornton Healthcare Complex situated at 2 Poynton Close Thornton which also houses Chemist Outlet, Laverty Pathology, Dr Peter Soaki as well as Pivot Podiatry, Physio Studio and Greenhills Xray and Ultrasound which will be joining the complex around March.

Our centre is a brand new purpose built facility which has capacity for 12 GP consult rooms, a 3 bed treatment bay, Skin Cancer procedure room, Chronic Disease Management room, Dietician and a corporate health room. 

Contact Details:

Practice Name
Providence Medical Thornton
Contact Name
Sharnna Graves
Main Phone
Secondary Phone

Address

Suite 3, 2 Poynton Place
Thornton, NSW, 2322