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Practice Nurse : Murchison


  • Part-time with flexible working hours
  • Casual positions are available
  • Salary based on award depending on experience and skills
  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm or 6.00pm
  • Great team and a supportive learning environment
  • Supervision and mentoring available
  • Grant funding through GVLift Up
  • Grants for upskilling through RWAV for eligible candidates
  • Relocation grants provided by RWAV for eligible candidates
An excellent twelve-month fixed-term Practice Nurse opportunity is available at a high quality and modern community health care practice. The purpose of the position is to ensure the effective functioning of the practice and deliver an exceptional standard of care to patients.

This role requires full support in all areas of primary care nursing, including triage, procedures and chronic disease management. You will see a range of patient demographics. This will primarily include indigenous concession card holders from small farming communities. These communities are in regions that include Shepparton, Mooroopna, Rushworth, Tatura and Nagambie.

The successful applicant will work with phenomenal supportive clinical staff, and receive supervision and mentorship from the nursing team, GPs and practice manager. You will also gain career professional development assistance through GVLift Up to enhance your skillset.

Essential Criteria:
  • Appropriate tertiary qualification and registration certificate
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Minimum of one year of nursing experience, preferably in a community based role
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of general practice
  • Interest in community-based nursing including patient education and health promotion
  • Knowledge of current immunisation schedules, diabetes management, asthma management, enhanced primary care items, infection control, CPR and emergency resuscitation techniques, equipment and drugs
  • Competence in the use of relevant equipment and software
  • Experience in a similar role as a Practice nurse or in community-based nursing
  • Experience with specific social groups services by practice such as adolescents, aged care, migrant or refugee groups, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Additional qualifications such as Accredited Women's Health Certificate, Diabetes, Education Certificate, Asthma/Spirometry qualification/education
  • Training or experience in Medicare item numbers and health funds
  • Member of APNA
Other Features:
  • Permanent position with a qualifying period of three months
  • Professional development provided
  • Potential for contact with hazardous material such as blood and body fluids
  • May be required to have some immunisations
Practice Details:

This is the second-largest medical provider for indigenous patients in Murchison. The practice attracts patients from the entire Goulburn Valley region. Its goal is to improve holistic preventative health and help patients take charge of their health when dealing with chronic conditions, obesity and the challenges of low socio-economic conditions.
To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter answering the selection criteria to or call the recruitment team on 03 9349 7800 for a confidential chat. 

Please note candidates who have completed the IRON program and haven’t worked in an Australian primary/acute health setting and are seeking sponsorship opportunities will not be shortlisted for this role.

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Registered NurseRWAV
Location VIC
Job Reference Number 17068
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Practice Nurse
Job Type Full Time
Closing Date 25-10-2019

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