Practice Nurse- Tasmanian Family Medical (Burnie)

Tasmanian Family Medical

Tasmanian Family Medical
Location: North West Tasmania       Occupation: Nursing       Position Type: Full Time, Permanent      

Tasmanian Family Medical is experiencing rapid growth and is seeking an experienced Registered Practice Nurse to join their team in a full-time role at Southside Family Medical (Burnie).

The Position

This exciting position offers a chance to work with a dynamic and diverse team, delivering exceptional healthcare services to the community. Tasmanian Family Medical understand the importance of creating a welcoming and professional environment that promotes health and wellbeing. As a valued member of the team, you will play an integral role in providing high-quality care. The practice boasts spacious treatment rooms, emergency facilities, and procedure rooms, enabling optimal health outcomes for the community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a team of healthcare professionals to deliver comprehensive and patient-centred care.
  • Conduct patient assessments including triage.
  • Provide expert nursing care, including wound management, vaccinations, health promotion, and chronic disease management.
  • Ensure accurate documentation of patient records.
  • Assist in the coordination of health programs, screenings, and immunizations.
  • Support the implementation of best practice guidelines and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Qualifications and Skills:
  • Registered Nurse qualification with current AHPRA registration.
  • Previous experience working in a general practice or primary care setting is highly desirable.
  • Strong clinical skills, including the ability to perform assessments, manage acute and chronic conditions, and provide patient education.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport with patients, colleagues, and healthcare professionals.
  • Proficient in using medical software systems for documentation and record-keeping.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development

The Organisation

Tasmanian Family Medical, established in 2017, is a vibrant practice with a team of ten doctors, supported by dedicated practice management, practice nurses, and receptionists. The practice offers a comprehensive range of GP services, including immunisations and travel medicine. Onsite services such as pathology, audiology, psychology, relaxation, sports & remedial massage, social work, orthotics & prosthetics and specialist services further enhance the comprehensive care provided. The location of the practice is truly remarkable. Housed in a heritage-listed Art Deco building, the former Australian Pulp and Paper administrative building, the practice enjoys a spacious setting with uninterrupted views of the bay just across the road. Additionally, the practice shares a convenient carpark with Bunnings. Experience the port city of Burnie, located on the north-west coast of Tasmania. With an estimated population of about 20,497, this bustling administrative hub offers something for everyone. Indulge in the variety of local produce, immerse yourself in the welcoming arts community, and explore the stunning Wilderness World Heritage Area parks and reserves. Burnie's coastal serenity is complemented by its convenient connectivity -just a one-hour flight from Melbourne, residents can easily access the excitement of city life while relishing the peaceful coastal lifestyle that Burnie provides. Discover the perfect balance of urban convenience and coastal tranquility in Burnie, Tasmania.

What's on offer?

Tasmanian Family Medical is proud to offer above-award remuneration to the successful candidate. In addition to the core responsibilities of a Practice Nurse, there will be opportunities to coordinate work processes and engage in quality improvement initiatives. The practice also supports professional development relevant to the role.

Furthermore, you will be eligible to apply for the Health Workforce Scholarship Program through HR+ to access professional development opportunities.

Application Instructions

If you are passionate about delivering exceptional care, Tasmanian Family Medical would love to hear from you! For further details and a copy of the position description, including the selection criteria, please email the Practice Manager at

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Date advertised: Friday 19th May 2023
North West Tasmania

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