Registered Nurse

Sunset Skin Cancer & Medical Clinic is looking for a Registered Nurse to join our award winning practice.

The position includes:

  • CLINICAL: including triage, immunisations and other injections; wound management, chronic disease management, ECG's. Assisting doctors with clinical procedures and maintain clinical documentation.

  • PATIENT SERVICES: Data management, diagnostic services, networking with other providers, planning & management of patient care and patient advocacy. Telephone patients with test results as directed by medical staff.

  • IMPROVEMENT OF PATIENT HEALTH OUTCOMES: Conduct preventative/screening procedures; assist with patient education and community health promotion activities. Coordinate patient recall and outreach programs and GP management plans and team care arrangement.

  • EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES: Ensure sterilisation and maintenance of clinical equipment. Maintain stocks of clinical supplies, including correct storage (such as refrigeration), removal of out-of-date stock and ordering supplies. Provide input in purchasing relevant clinical equipment and supplies.

  • Cold Chain Coordinator. Infection Control Coordinator. Equipment Maintained record keeping. - Stock take and reordering of consumables.

  • COMPLIANCE: Maintain awareness of current and new legislation to ensure business is complying with all statutory and regulatory obligations including infection control, sterilisation, hazardous materials & safe handling/disposal of medical waste, records management, OHS, and accreditation. Ensure relevant personnel are kept informed and changes are made to systems and procedures as required.

  • PROFESSIONAL: Act within the practice and nursing code of ethics & appropriate level of clinical competence at all times. Maintain awareness of current evidence and research on clinical practices and inform/educate other practice staff. Change systems and procedures to ensure compliance with best available evidence as applicable.

  • OHS: Consistently be aware of OHS requirements and comply with them.

  • GENERAL: Delegation of tasks to other medical and non-medical staff. Provide direct and indirect supervision to Division 2 Nurse/s. Assist with other practice duties as required.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification & registration certificate.

  • Professional indemnity cover.

  • Minimum of one year’s nursing experience, preferably in a community-based role.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of general practice and 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 & drugs.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

  • Competence in the use of relevant equipment & Best Practice Software.

  • Experience in similar role as practice nurse or community-based nursing.

  • Experience with specific social groups serviced by practice, such as adolescents, aged care, migrant or refuge groups, aboriginals & Torres Straight islanders, etc.

  • Additional qualifications such as Accredited Women's Health Certificate, Diabetes Education Certificate, Asthma/Spirometry qualification/education

  • Training or experience in Medicare item numbers & health funds. Member of ANF

  • Evidence of yearly CPD points

Please hand in your resume, cover letter, and a copy of your certificates to:

1/582 Chapman Road, Sunset Beach 6530.