Practice Nurse - Chronic Disease

Date published

24 Nov 2021

Location

NSW Other

Job ID

400085

Practice Nurse - Chronic Disease

Great opportunity for an Endorsed Enrolled Nurse (EEN) or Registered Nurse (RN) to join the team at Clive Bishop Medical Centre.

Classifications

  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Nurse / Midwife
  • Permanent / Full Time

Key points

  • Opportunity for an EEN or RN to join a GP Practice
  • Based at the Clive Bishop Medical Centre in Broken Hill
  • Iconic Organisation

Description

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section) is now looking for a suitably experienced Endorsed Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse to join the team at Clive Bishop Medical Centre at Broken Hill in the role of Practice Nurse – Chronic Disease.
 
This role is responsible for providing comprehensive health care in Broken Hill and supporting our attending network patients. The role encompasses clinical, quality and educational services across the age spectrum.
 
Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Undertaking of chronic disease management Medicare item number activities, preparation of GP Management Plans and team care arrangements and reviews
  • Completion of Health Assessments including Diabetes Risk Assessment, over 75 Health Assessment and 45–49-year-old Health Assessment
  • Development of Care Plans under Coordinated Veterans’ Care Program, including working with patient’s usual GP, identification of eligible patients, and development of recall system
  • Using data extraction tools such as PenCAT to identify list of eligible patients for chronic disease item numbers and health assessments
  • General Practice nursing duties
To be successful in this role you will require:
  • Endorsed Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse with non-conditional AHPRA registration
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrate a high level of written and verbal communications skills
  • Be able to prioritise your work and manage time effectively
  • Excellent computer literacy, prioritisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination
For more information about the Practice Nurse – Chronic Disease position: Please email CBMC Practice Manager, Sheree Quinn at Sheree.Quinn@rfdsse.org.au or phone 8080 3748.
 
To apply: Apply online at our website www.flyingdoctor.org.au/careers, please include your Cover Letter, CV, copies of your qualifications and details of two referees as part of your application.
 
Applications close 5:00pm Friday, 3 December 2021
 
Our Values: Our Values of Reliability, Care, Trust and Safety shape the way we work as individuals, as team members and with the communities we serve.
 
The RFDS (South Eastern Section) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
 
Any published closing dates are estimated, the RFDSSE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.  This means that we will close advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.