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Clinical Team Leader and Primary Care Nurse (RN) : Daylesford

RWAV

  • Part-time with flexible working hours
  • Monday to Friday+rotation shifts by the nursing team for Saturday mornings
  • Above award salary depending on experience and skills
  • Innovative and modern facilities
  • Great team and a supportive learning environment
  • Working across Daylesford and Trentham
  • Supportive clinical supervision and mentoring  available
  • Comprehensive orientation and induction program
  • CPD scholarships and bursaries for up-skilling through RWAV
The Clinical Team Leader will provide supervision and accountability for the Clinical Acute Care and Clinical Wellness Coordinators, Diabetes Educator(s), Mental Health Nurse(s), Clinical Admin Support, SIS Admin Support and other Programs as required. Being as a senior primary care nurse, you will demonstrate leadership in knowledge and competence necessary for contemporary registered nurse practice in a primary care rural setting and fundamental responsibility for implementation, monitoring, vaccine and cold chain management and oversight of infection control policy and procedures.

This position will support essential mentoring to the nursing students and GP Registrars during their clinical placement. In addition, the role will assist in the provision, monitoring and review of care to patients including clinical risk management to ensure quality standards are achieved and maintained and all care is delivered to a level that meets and aims to exceed RACGP standards.

Essential Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications/Division 1 and experience in the primary health care sector including recent project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to the Practice, both internally including to supervise and direct clinical staff including employed primary care nurses, allied health, medical and nurse students and with external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work with a range of health care professionals, ability to lead innovative primary health care practices, especially acute, wellness and health promotion and a sound knowledge of the general practice environment and its relationship to the broader health sector and local community.
  • Ability to lead innovative practices especially program coordination, continuous quality improvement, risk management, acute care, wellness initiatives (CDM/ preventative health) and Health Promotion.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in general primary care nursing and the day-to-day operations or demonstrated capacity to acquire same.
  • Demonstrated leadership patient-focused approach to service provision.
    Outstanding interpersonal, communication and team work skills including written, verbal and negotiation skills.
  • A commitment to and experience in a continuing quality improvement approach to leading and maintaining accreditation.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development.  It is a requirement to participate in relevant CPD activities pursuant with National Registration requirements including annual CPR.
Additional requirements:
  • Availability for weekend and evening work or training as required
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License and access to a private vehicle
  • Appointment and ongoing employment is subject to satisfactory police records check
Highly desirable:
  • Understanding of the Medicare Benefits Schedule – especially in relation to Chronic Disease & Primary Care Nurse item numbers.
  • Experience with implementing systems supporting wellness checks, Team Care Arrangements & knowledge of local community resources.
  • Qualified Nurse Immuniser, Asthma educator & knowledge of spirometry.
    Current credentialing in nurse immunisation.
Practice Details: 
This large Medical Centre offers state of the art facilities with well-equipped large consulting and treatment rooms for services such as lesion removal, wound repair, fracture management, spirometry and ECGs. A values driven organisation where patient-focused care, community engagement, sustainability, accountability, honesty and respect are the driving forces.

To apply for this position, send your resume, selection criteria cover letter to screeningahn@rwav.com.au or call the recruitment team on 03 9349 7800 for a confidential chat. 
 Please note candidates who require sponsorship and no primary health care experience will not be short-listed for this role.

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Allied HealthRWAV
Location VIC
Job Reference Number 17061
Classification Allied Health
Sub Classification Management AH
Job Type Full Time,Part Time
Closing Date 08-10-2019

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