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Senior Registered Nurse - Rockhampton

Job Classification
Registered Nurse (General)
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
rockhampton QLD 4700
Posted By
Health Workforce
  • Fantastic central location
  • Professional development salary packaging

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time

After Hours Requirements:  No

Proposed Commencement Date: 01.08.2022

Practice Information:

This Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled primary health care service has been operating in the Rockhampton and Central Queensland region for more than twenty-five years. The organisation is a bulk billing community-controlled health service. This Community Health Service is seeking a proactive, energetic and professional Senior Nurse to join their team.

Position Description:
 
As the Senior Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for ensuring a high level of quality patient care is delivered within the core values of the organisation, you will display a high level of problem solving and techniques with the ability to communicate effectively, and work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated experience of 5 years postgraduate, preferably in a primary health care setting. Immunisation Endorsement and experience (highly desired).
  • Demonstrated clinic experience, in particular the ability to implement and support a medical/primary health care team and effectively plan and coordinate own and team’s workload to achieve results.
  • Demonstrated compliance with legal and ethical obligations of the profession, including maintenance of CPD compliance.
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with commitment to the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control.
  • Understanding and experience of chronic disease management and of leading a team to deliver a cycle of care to perform Care Plans, GP Management plans and Indigenous Health Checks Demonstrated skill in working in a primary care setting, in particular the ability to provide leadership as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written skills with particular emphasis on interpersonal communication skills, confidentiality and record keeping.
  • Computer Skills – Demonstrated ability to work effectively with Microsoft suite, electronic client record systems (e.g. Communicare) and quality management systems (e.g LogiQC)

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Immunisation requirements – It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, hepatitis B, hepatitis A, COVID19 and pertussis (whooping cough) during their employment
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate
  • Satisfactory Police Check Blue card- QLD Working with children clearance- In line with recent legislation changes (No Card, No Start Policy) all successful candidates required to hold this prior to commencement

Salary:  Negotiable (Based on Experience & Qualifications)
 
Other Benefits:  Professional development salary packaging
 
About Rockhampton:

Rockhampton Beef, barra and a bustling regional city If cattle or fishing is your calling, you’ll find a friend in Rockhampton, known as the beef and barra capital of Australia. It's easy to embrace a taste of country life with a serving of the region's famed steak, or through its rich and perfectly preserved heritage and history. But more than just a country town, Rockhampton also brims with cosmopolitan conveniences including a local distillery, renowned art gallery, bars, and eateries. All this plus extraordinary nature, an excellent zoo, a multitude of surrounding day trips, and 300 days of sunshine a year. Mt Morgan Mount Morgan, Central Queensland, is a picturesque historic town nestled in the Dee Ranges, situated approximately 38 km South West of Rockhampton, and 679 km north of Brisbane. Today Mount Morgan is a quaint area, with a population of approximately 3,000. Getting the best of both worlds, Mount Morgan residents enjoy the comforts of a small semi-rural area; with Rockhampton city just thirty minutes’ drive and Yeppoon’s beaches a one hour drive away.

For more information on this position, please contact our team!

Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

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Community Health Service
Job Title
Senior Registered Nurse - Rockhampton
Salary / Pay Details
Negotiable (Based on Experience & Qualifications)
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Location
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