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Practice Nurse - Ingham

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 13-Sep-2018
  • : Ingham QLD 4850

Town - Ingham
Enjoy a work life balance that provides you with an outstanding income and all that tropical North Queensland has to offer. Ingham is a fantastic community North of Townsville, with the Great Barrier Reef at your doorstep, an array of outdoor activities awaits individuals and families.
With more than half Ingham's population being of Italian descent it isn't surprising that the township is often referred to as "Little Italy". Settled in 1864, Ingham is the heart of the local sugar cane industry, where many Italian migrants came to work, and has one of the largest sugar mills in Australia. The annual Australian-Italian Festival in August brings thousands of visitors to the town to enjoy Italian wine, cuisine, music and culture. Today, the town is just over an hour's drive from Townsville and offers a unique collection of culture, fresh produce and vast green landscapes.
Just a short drive southwest of Ingham provides an opportunity to discover the awe-inspiring Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall. Forming part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage area, Wallaman Falls sits amongst the beauty of the lush green rainforest. Take in the views from above at the look out, or venture a little closer by taking the walking track to the base. Either way, Wallaman Falls is a great location to enjoy a picnic lunch and to discover the local wildlife.
The region includes many recreational National Parks and State Forests with some of the oldest rainforests on earth and many endangered plants and animals. Keep an eye out for the brilliant blue Ulysses butterfly and the rare and ancient cassowary bird.
Practice Details
The practice has two locations one in Ingham and Cardwell both have a growing patient base, our doctors need help with the increase in patients, so you'll be earning your percentage in no time!

  • Modern practice with modern facilities and latest equipment
  • Existing large patient base - this practice is ideal for a practitioner keen to work in all areas.
  • Fantastic work life balance with flexibility around your schedule / roster
  • Outstanding induction and orientation program
  • Supportive staff and management team
  • Modern practice with modern facilities and latest equipment
  • Rural Medical Imaging including CT, plan film and ultrasound 5 days a week on site
  • Office Hours -

Ingham: Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm
Saturday 8am to 2 pm
Sunday 8am to 1pm

Cardwell: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
WE do not open Saturday and Sunday at this branch.

Our Mission Statement and Vision
"To provide comprehensive and thoughtful medical care to individuals and families; to keep abreast with the latest medical innovations and to strive to offer efficient and friendly service".
"Honesty and Integrity"
Candidate Profile
An opportunity exists at this Practice for a Practice Nurse ; this position will be best suited to someone who is looking for a challenging, but rewarding role. We pride ourselves on our core values system and the person to take on this role would be expected not only to meet these values but to be an advocate of them.
Essential Criteria
Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
Aged Care/General Practice background would be valued
Business minded and patient focused
Ability to create a positive and unique culture
Ability to see potential in staff and purpose them accordingly
Excellent communication skills
Excellent time management skills
Whilst the Practice Nurse would be focused on the above criteria they would also be involved in the day to day patient/doctor care.
Key performance criteria.

  • Develop, organise and manage Clinics - community projects as required (Diabetes, Skin Care, Women's Health, chronic diseases etc.)
  • Responsible for regulatory compliance with cold chain management
  • Accreditation requirements
  • Audits on equipment
  • Stock take and ordering of medical supplies
  • Wound management
  • Medicals
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Minor Surgery skills
  • Vaccinations ( Childhood and travel Imms)
  • General Medical examinations
  • ECG, Spiro, Audio
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Practice Nurse - Ingham
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Field of Practice
Australian Health Practitioner Registration
Ingham QLD 4850
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