Position Details
Reference Number 163000
Position Title Nurse Practitioner - Urgent Care
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location Barwon Health North
Salary $2,400.00 to $2,450.00
Hours Per Fortnight 120
Position Summary
  • Come and join us, at this exciting time at Barwon Health North as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Join a brand new integrated Facility located in North Geelong
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Permanent Part time and Full time positions available

About the facility

This role will be part of a progressive and integrated team delivering services to Northern Suburbs of Geelong. Urgent Care will provide a new service type to our community, which will allow access to walk in services at a local level. Barwon Health North is a new integrated facility, which will boost access to services to our community in the North.

About the role

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Urgent Care Centre (UCC) will provide evidence based care in an ambulatory setting; to patients in consultation with Medical Practitioner and other health care providers in a diverse community.

The NP has specific clinical responsibilities for clinical practice within scope in relation to certain patient presentations and admissions.

The NP has a clinical leadership role in the program. The team consists of other Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses with access to Allied Health Support.

There is a requirement that they be a registered nurse educated and authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role within their scope of practise, providing innovative and flexible health solutions, whilst being a clinical leader influencing and progressing evidence based clinical practises and procedures.

Specifically this will be achieved by:

  • Providing leadership, guidance and accountability pertaining to clinical standards to achieve high quality health care.
  • Demonstrating behaviours and attitudes that are consistent with Barwon Health's values and strategic plan and professional nursing philosophy.
  • Supporting the relevant leaders to build and maintain high performing clinical team that operates within a performance framework to drive a culture of accountability, best practice and innovation.
  • Fostering a culture of ongoing development and improvement.

About the culture

There is a strong and supportive team culture in our current services at Corio, which will align and integrate with those being delivered at Barwon Health North. Working together across a range of disciplines staff have a focus on clients and their health improvement or improving self-management skills to enhance  living with chronic illness. Our team culture can be best described as forward striving, involved, empathetic and innovative.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Authorised to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery board together with demonstrated ability to meet the ANMC competencies for the Registered Nurse.
Essential: Demonstrated advanced competency for Nurse Practitioner in Urgent Care.
Essential: Working in CALD environments.
Essential: Evidence of a focus on and a passion for high quality patient care.
Desirable: Strong back ground in working with chronic health conditions.
Essential: Proven ability to lead and motivate staff.
Contact Person Carol Mioduchowski 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0407 044 231 
Closing Date 01/12/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.