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Practice Nurse – RFDS Health Group – Robinvale

Casual, part-time or full-time opportunities available in Robinvale The Organisation:Proudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service has been connecting people in rural and remote communities across Australia to the health care they need to thrive. In Victoria, The Flying Doctor has an extensive patient transport and mobile and fixed primary health care services, including GP clinics, dental, optometry, mental health, , speech therapy and a growing number of digital health technologies.The Royal Flying Doctor Service has recently acquired the Robinvale District Medical Centre with the aim of building a sustainable clinic and addressing the rural healthcare imbalance in Victoria and we are now seeking a Practice Nurse on a casual, part-time or full-time basis. Assistance with The role:General practice nurses are a critical element of RFDS Health Group. They are essential in supporting population health outcomes, complementing GP clinical skills, and enhancing practice efficiency. RFDS Health Group Practice Nurses are seen as a patient carer, organiser, quality controller, problem solver, educator and agent of connectivity and are clinical leaders in their fields of expertise. Task and responsibilities include:Performing clinical duties within required level of clinical competencyImplementing, developing and providing clinical supportDelivering patient care within scope of practice including health assessments and care plans, chronic disease management, triage, immunisations and vaccinations, wound management, pathology collection, health promotion and assisting doctors with clinical proceduresSupporting the practice team outside the clinic including residential aged care, allied health and occupational health on agribusiness.Supporting quality and safety initiativesProviding a link between services, patients and the general practitioner through networking and engagement Qualifications and experience required:Relevant qualification as Division 1 Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse –including current Practising Certificate of RegistrationExperience in similar role as practice nurse or community-based nursingDemonstrated patient-focused approach in service provisionDemonstrated understanding of the needs of general practice and interest in community-based nursing, including patient education and health promotionExperience with specific social groups serviced by practice, such as adolescents, aged care, Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islanders and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse CommunitiesPolice CheckWorking with Children Check This is an exciting opportunity to work for an iconic Australian charity that promotes a supportive and inclusive working culture, offers a flexible working environment and exciting employee benefits.RFDS policy requires evidence of three covid vaccinations along with an annual influenza vaccination unless a medical exemption can be provided. Further vaccinations may be required for clinical staff.If this sounds like the job for you, please click apply to start your application, including your resume and a cover letter (applications received without a cover letter will not be considered) outlining your suitability for the role. Applications close at 5pm on Monday 15 May 2023PD Practice Nurse AUD Mildura 3500