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Registered Nurse - Westbury Doctors Surgery (Westbury)

Westbury Doctors Surgery

Location: Northern Tasmania       Occupation: Nursing and Midwifery       Position Type: Permanent, Part Time      

Westbury Doctors Surgery is seeking a registered nurse with general practice experience to work part time to support their team of general practitioners, in this beautiful rural setting.

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 6:00pm 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 the general practitioners, including the 3 existing GP’s and one that is arriving later in the year.

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

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

As Westbury Doctors Surgery is a part of the Advanced Rural Health group there is an option for the successful applicant to potentially work in other practices as well. Their other practices include Sheffield, Beaconsfield and Evandale.

The Organisation

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

Advanced Rural Health 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 teams.

Westbury Doctors Surgery is a busy general practice with a very 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 a purpose built clinic 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 you would also be eligible to apply for the Health Workforce Scholarship Program through HR+.

Application Instructions

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to the Head Nurse Vanessa Wiggins vanessa@yhcgroup.com.au alternatively for enquiries please Vanessa on 0400 867 840.

Date advertised: Thursday 6th February 2020
Northern Tasmania

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