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Practice Nurse - Your Health Connect (Westbury, Beaconsfield and Evandale)

Your Health Connect

Location: Northern Tasmania       Occupation: Nursing       Position Type: Casual / Contract / Locum      

Westbury, Beaconsfield and Evandale Doctors Surgeries are seeking a registered nurse with general practice experience to work part time in these beautiful rural locations.

The Position

This is a part time practice nurse position for a registered nurse, starting as 2 to 3 days per week with a view to increase your hours. There may be an opportunity to work more or full-time hours in the future. Shifts will be rostered between 8:30am and 6pm Monday to Friday. No weekend or after-hours work is required.

If successful, you will be working in conjunction with the current practice nurse to support their experienced general practitioners.

Amongst your duties will be:

  • Maintaining stock, ordering, storing and safe storage and disposal of drugs
  • Manage the recall system for all patients
  • Perform diagnostics as required by the GP, such as ECG, Spirometry, blood collection, INR and to assist with minor procedures
  • Annual health assessments, diabetes reviews and care plans
  • Chronic Disease Management

It is essential that you have the following:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Drivers Licence
  • The ability to work as an active member of a team.
  • Full valid working rights within Australia

Your Health Connect manage the group of rural practice that include Westbury, Beaconsfield and Evandale Doctors Surgeries. They also manage Sheffield Medical Centre.

The Organisation

Westbury Doctors Surgery is in the scenic and historic town of Westbury, about 30 minutes’ drive from Launceston and it is a part of the Your Health Connect group.

Beaconsfield Doctors Surgery is in the heart of the Tamar Valley Wine Region and the town is situated on the Tamar River. Beaconsfield is just a short 40-minute drive from Launceston and has a rich mining history.

Evandale Doctors Surgery is a short 20-minute drive from Launceston in the beautiful tourist destination town that has you feeling like you have stepped back in time.

Your Health Connect is a leading health service with multi-disciplinary practices in multiple locations across Northern Tasmania. All practices are modern and well supported with experienced GP’s, management and administrative team and friendly working environment.

Their services include, but are not limited to:

  • Chronic disease management
  • Health assessments
  • Pain management
  • Child health
  • Mental health

Also, on site there are a full suite of allied health practitioners including the services of a psychologist, physiotherapist, podiatrist, dietitian, diabetes educator and acupuncture therapist.

What's on offer?

A competitive salary is available for the right candidate.

The team operates from purpose-built clinics with modern fit-out and dedicated treatment rooms. All are comfortably furnished.

Be a part of a larger organisation with ongoing support and professional development opportunities.

Working in a rural town like Westbury and Beaconsfield you would also be eligible to apply for the Health Workforce Scholarship Program through HR+.

Application Instructions

Just hit apply now and send us an up-to-date CV and brief cover letter about yourself.

Date advertised: Thursday 28th April 2022
Northern Tasmania

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