Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

This is a great opportunity for a suitably qualified NP to join the team at MDHS!
Job Details
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/19100
Closing Date: 29-Mar-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Nurse Practitioner October 2018.pdf (PDF, 371KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Wendy Giddings - Operations Manager, Maryborough
54610306

Position Details

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care

Permanent Part or Full Time available – up to 80 hours per fortnight

Classification: Registered Nurse Grade 5 (ZB7)

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020

MDHS is seeking a motivated Nurse Practitioner who has experience in primary care, chronic disease management and support, and interest in women's health. In this is a dynamic role, the NP will provide care across Primary Care, supported by medical practitioners as required.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse, with endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Expert clinical knowledge and skill-base in Acute Nursing
  • High-level verbal and written skills
  • Well-developed clinical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven commitment to the development, delivery and evaluation of education and teaching in the work environment
  • Advanced Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses & Midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

KSC1 - Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse, with endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner

KSC2 -Three to five years' demonstrated experience at an advanced level of clinical nursing practice in a specialty area deemed relevant to the Nurse Practitioner role being applied for

KSC3 -Demonstrated knowledge of Nurse Practitioner professional standards, legal and ethical requirements

KSC4 -Evidence of expert clinical knowledge and skill-base in the identified specialty context

KSC5 - Evidence of high-level verbal and written skills

KSC6 -Demonstrated ability for professional dialogue with senior clinicians and management personnel

KSC7 - Evidence of well-developed clinical, analytical and problem solving skills

KSC8 - Evidence of commitment to the development, delivery and evaluation of education and teaching in the work environment

KSC9 -Demonstrated commitment to maintaining evidence-based best practice, through a thorough knowledge of research processes and their application to practice

KSC10 -Evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop networks and work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team

KSC11 - Demonstrated evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.

KSC12 - Advanced Clinical Life Support certificate (current)

Desirable

KSC13 -Demonstrated ability to work with various computer software packages (primarily Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel) and a willingness to learn databases that are an integral part of patient management within the relevant scope of practice

KSC14 -Postgraduate Diploma (or equivalent) in the nursing specialty relevant to the scope of practice

KSC15 - Membership with Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (or equivalent professional organisation)

For further information, please contact Nickola Allan or Wendy Giddings on 5461 0306 or via wgiddings@mdhs.vic.gov.au

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume and written response to the key selection criteria, and be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check.


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