Wimmera Health Care Group

Practice Nurse – Doctors in Secondary Schools Program

Job Description

Practice Nurse – Doctors in Secondary Schools Program

Alan Wolff Medical Centre

Community Health Nurse (sole) (YW7)
Fixed Term Part Time
(16 hrs per fortnight)

We are seeking a suitably qualified Registered Nurse to join our dedicated team. This temporary part time position is available for an immediate start until June 2023 and includes working one day a week at Horsham College. This role involves providing support and counselling to adolescents and performs all nursing duties relevant to a general health care practice including; recording patient data into medical software, following up clinical recalls and other general practice duties as required. The successful applicant will assist the GP on their visiting days at the school based clinic.

Key Selection Criteria include:

Essential:

  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Competency and experience in adolescent health and development, primary health care, community health, mental health, public health and/or health promotion
  • Demonstrated patient centred care and service provision
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload effectively
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently
  • Highly proficient computer skills

Desirable:

  • Experience working in General Practice
  • Medical software computer experience
  • Experience in and understanding of drug & alcohol services, forensic health services, Indigenous health, Refugee & Migrant health and/or sexual & reproductive health

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,
  • Professional development and education programs,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Comprehensive orientation program.
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse environment and join a reputable rural health service that is now a part of Grampians Health, dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position please view the Position Description and/or contact the responsible person indicated below. Further information on Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola) can be found on our website or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

Grampians Health encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including immunisation clearance.

Horsham & Dimboola Campuses, proudly part of Grampians Health.
Selection Criteria Essential: Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration and 2 years experience
Contact Person Heather Parker
Contact Number (03) 5381 9059
Contact Email [email protected]
Closing Date 21/06/2022
Position Description Practice Nurse – Doctors in school program 0622.pdf

Job Summary

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Horsham Location
Part Time Job Type

Employer

Wimmera Health Care Group

Contacts

Email: [email protected] Phone: 03 5381 9080