· Immunisations and Vaccinations
· Health Assessments
· Cold Chain Management
· Infection Control
· Wound care
· Ordering of medical supplies & stock rotation
· Recalls and Reminders
· Provision of appropriate information and education to patients
· Ensuring a friendly and professional service is provided to patients
Essential selection criteria:
· Registered Nurse
· Excellent knowledge of General Practice Nursing including GP management plans , Immunisations, Catch up programs, Diabetes & Asthma Cycle of Care
· Strong focus on patient needs and outcomes
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent Computer skills
· Knowledge of Best practice
· A vigilant attention to detail
· Friendly, professional, empathic, mature and courteous nature
· Ability to work harmoniously as part of a team and also independently without supervision
· Reliable, punctual, with the ability to multi-task and prioritise duties
Full range of general practice nursing duties.
- Perform clinical duties within required level of clinical competency, according to best available evidence.
- Explain procedures to patients, providing them with support and reassurance.
- Duties include triage, immunisations and other injections; wound management, chronic disease management, ECG’s and Spirometer use.
- Assist doctors with clinical procedures.
- Maintain clinical documentation.
- Previous experience preferred but not necessary
We are looking for a Registered Nurse to work on a fulltime basis working 5 days per week (working in clinical trials assisting with General Dermatology and minor procedures). A willingness to learn Cosmetic Laser is desirable.
Registered Nurse with Current unrestricted AHPRA Registration
Knowledge and understanding of, or willingness to acquire and adhere, to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), regulatory, ethics, privacy and applicable guidelines.
Current venipuncture and pathology specimen handling skills or readiness to learn.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate and liaise with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.
Highly developed computer skills, including but not limited to; word processing, excel spreadsheets, databases, email and electronic tablets and eDiaries.
Ability and commitment to work effectively within a team environment.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in nursing practice.
Availability to work minimum of days per week with reasonable flexibility with start and finish time.
Willingness to undertake Cosmetic Laser training.
Previous experience in clinical trials unit.
Willingness to travel occasionally.
We will consider 2 part time nurses should suitable candidates apply.
Applications must be submitted by Friday 30 November 2018. Any queries can be directed to the Practice Manager on 6282 8410. Only applicants who address the selection criteria will be considered. Resume and selection criteria can be emailed to enquiries [at] wodendermatology.com.au
BreastScreen ACT is part of the BreastScreen Australia screening program. The Service offers free breast screening to women aged 40 years and over living in the ACT. The Program has a target age group of women between 50 and 74 years. BreastScreen ACT provides screening at three sites located in the Canberra city, Phillip and Belconnen Health Centres. All administrative support and assessments clinics are carried out in the Canberra city clinic.
Under general direction, the GP and Practice Education Officer is responsible for delivering outreach education strategies, maintaining stakeholder relationships to increase participation and undertaking planned activities to engage GPs and Practice Nurses to recommend routine breast screening. This role also includes monitoring and evaluating functions and resource development. The Promotions and Quality team provide a key role in recruiting women and engaging stakeholders to encourage screening participation at BreastScreen ACT.
- Contribute to planning, monitoring and evaluation of educational activities for GP and Practice staff.
Plan and deliver outreach education strategies, as appropriate (e.g. Practice meetings, one-on-one sessions, lunch time drop-in) to GP’s and Practice staff across the ACT.
Support BreastScreen ACT multi-disciplinary staff to develop and deliver GP and Practice Nurse education seminars.
Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships to increase screening participation of eligible women.
Contribute to reviewing and updating the GP Engagement Plan.
Regularly maintain documentation, using Microsoft Office, of project deliverables and report these to the Project Coordinator as required.
Identify information resources that are required for GP and Practice education activities and assist in maintaining existing and developing new resources that support the project.
Manage and prioritise education outreach activities to meet project deliverables.
To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:
High level communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
Excellent organisational skills and initiative.
Enthusiasm and a commitment to continuous improvement.
Qualifications and experience:
Be registered (or be eligible for registration) as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Experience in maintain effective professional relationships.
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
- Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against
These are the key criteria for how you will be assessed in conjunction with your resume and experience.
Your statement of claims against the selection criteria should summarise how your skills and experiences would enable you to fulfil the responsibilities of the position. It is therefore in the interests of candidates to present their application in a way that demonstrates significant outcomes associated with each of the criteria, as well as the capabilities and behaviours that underpin them.
(Please note that it is not necessary to address the capabilities and behaviours individually)
- Ability to develop productive relationships with primary health professionals, with a focus on delivering education and information on the BreastScreen program.
- Excellent organisational skills with experience in managing priorities and meeting deadlines, and an ability to under limited direction, plan and deliver outcomes.
- Well-developed oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively deliver educational information to professional groups, confidently share information, liaise appropriately with others, contribute to resource development and report on project deliverables.
- Sound computer skills with experience in the use of a variety of computer software applications including the Microsoft Office suite.
- Demonstrates a commitment to work, health and safety (WH&S), the positive patient experience and displays behaviour consistent with ACT Health’s values of Care, Excellence, Collaboration and Integrity.
Closing date: 29 November
A Registered Nurse is required on a part-time basis (approximately 30 hours per week) to undertake the role of a Practice Nurse in a small family orientated practice. The aim of this position is to support the Medical Practitioners in providing better outcomes for patients.
- Prepare and set up for minor procedures
- Dressings/wound management
- Venesection including INR
- Ear syringing
- Immunisation and vaccination management and
- Other duties as directed
Chapman ACT 2611
Canberra Health Services
Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services
Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary Range: $88,249 - $93,533 (PN: 14273)
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. Canberra Hospital and Health Services (CHHS) provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region. The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care. Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of CHS include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities. CHS is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Mandatory: Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA); current driver’s licence.
Desirable: Previous experience in child and youth health; previous experience within a corrections/forensics/sexual health/alcohol and drug/chronic disease environment. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check; comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months.
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Applications Close: 20 December 2018
Practice Nurse (RN/EN)
The Junction Youth Health Service
Part-time, fixed term until June 30, 2019 (with possibility of extension)
1 day per week
The core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, NSW West & ACT) is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW.
The Junction is a leading primary health service that offers a flexible and holistic approach to support young people in all aspects of their health and well-being, with a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise at risk.
Anglicare is currently seeking an energetic and highly-motivated individual to contribute to the team as a practice nurse. The successful applicant will work as part of a multidisciplinary approach to provide health support services to young people aged 12 to 25.
This position offers enormous job satisfaction and the opportunity to work within a growing and dynamic organisation that values professional development opportunities. If you are an enthusiastic and flexible team player who is passionate about working with young people in a holistic health setting then we’d love to hear from you.
A tertiary qualification in nursing and AHPRA registration is required, alongside experience working with vulnerable and traditionally disadvantaged patient groups.
The RN salary range is $79 000 to $89 000 (pro rata part-time) plus 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. The EN salary range is $62 000 to $71 000 (pro rata part-time) plus 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee.
Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare’s PBI status. Anglicare also offers other benefits including additional personal leave and paid parental leave.
Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument – SafeSelectTM and also undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment.
The Position Description, including Key Requirements and the Application Form can be obtained from Anglicare’s website www.anglicare.com.au/about-us/careers
For all enquiries, please contact Julie Grant on (02) 6232 2423 (during business hours) or email julie.grant [at] anglicare.com.au
If you want to join Anglicare team, please send your written application addressing all Key Requirements to the email address listed
Level 2, 30 Scotts Crossing