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Full-time Lead Senior Practice Nurse at HealthScope

02.05.2013 · Posted in Medical / Hospital Jobs

Location: Queensland
Description:

Job Title: Lead Senior Practice Nurse – Bundall Medical Centre

Medical Centres – QLD

Supportive & friendly team environment
Great location – free onsite parking
Role autonomy & competitive remuneration

Bundall Medical Centre as part of the Healthscope Medical Centres group is currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join their recently established, large, and busy Medical Centre as the Lead Senior Practice Nurse on a Permanent Full Time basis (76 hours per fortnight Monday to Friday).

As the Lead Senior Practice Nurse within Bundall Medical Centre you will report directly to the Practice Business Manager, and will primarily be responsible for overseeing and strongly contributing to the smooth and effective operation of the clinic treatment room. You will also work in conjunction with the Practice Business Manager to ensure the ongoing focus and activity with regards to the Chronic Disease Management and Community Nursing functions.

Regular tasks and responsibilities will include:

Supervision and provision of leadership and direction to a team of Nurses (RNs and EENs) ensuring policies, procedures and guidelines set by Healthscope and industry are followed at all times
Lead by example – as well as being very “hands-on” in the nursing area you will promote and encourage a positive and professional team environment where high quality patient care, customer service, development, improvement and General Practitioner support are paramount
Being the primary point of contact for all Doctors and Practice Business Manager regarding the operation and day-to-day functioning of the nursing department
Managing treatment room stock and ordering as required in conjunction with the Practice Business Manager
Facilitating and conducting regular Practice Nurse meetings for the purpose of open communication, quality and improvement
Overseeing the Nursing roster in conjunction with the Practice Business Manager
Identifying and facilitating action on areas for improvement including treatment room policies, processes and opportunities for education (in-house and external)
Strongly contributing to regular treatment room duties such as ECGs, spirometry, immunisations, wound Care, assisting Doctors with procedures, sterilization of instruments and managing the patient recall and reminder system

The centre, comprising of 15 General Practitioners, officially commenced operation in June 2011 and is an amalgamation of 4 previously operated clinics on the Gold Coast including Pindara, Sorrento, Evandale and Robina Medical Centres.

As the successful applicant you will have:

Current unrestricted Australian Nursing Registration
Minimum 5 years General Practice experience – ideally within a medium to large sized clinic, and in a leadership and multi-disciplinary capacity
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task, time manage, and work effectively in a busy environment
Excellent computer skills and previous experience using Patient Information Systems

Applications Close: 28 February 2013

For further enquiries: Heather McLellan – Practice Business Manager 07 5656 48

How to Apply:
http://healthscope.bigredsky.com/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=206780

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