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Nurse Practitioner - Hunter Valley


Employer: Northern Coalfields Community Care Association
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Nursing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 12 March, 2019.
Applications close: 27 April, 2019.

NCCCA are currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our residential aged and community care team in the Hunter Valley.

As the Nurse Practitioner, you will be a registered nurse educated to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced clinical role, and will provide assessment and management of care recipients using nursing knowledge and skills which may include but is not limited to the direct referral of care recipients to other health professionals, prescribing medications and ordering diagnostic investigations.

You will provide innovative and flexible care delivery that compliments other health care providers, including:

  • Providing advanced clinical skills and assessment/intervention and consultation.
  • Developing a ‘shared care’ partnership with GPs, contributing to care plans and working collaboratively with GPOs to co-manage care recipients.
  • Contribute to broader goals of hospital avoidance and improvement of the care recipient journey through person-centered care planning.
  • The delivery of pharmacological and non-pharmacological management strategies.
  • The assessment of side effect management for the care recipient receiving interventions.
  • Provision of information with care recipients, carers and health practitioners relating to the diagnosis, treatment options and treatment methods;
  • The development of clinical guidelines associated with the speciality of aged care;
  • Provision of clinical supervision and mentoring.

Essential requirements

  • Current registration and practicing certificate as a Nurse Practitioner with AHPRA
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in aged care.
  • Ability to autonomously assess, investigate and implement appropriate treatment for care recipients within an agreed scope of practice.

Please note: The successful candidate will need to undertake criminal record checks.

About You

  • Resilient and able to deliver in a complex environment.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Expert in advanced clinical care.

Benefits

A competitive salary based on experience with not for profit salary packaging.

How to apply for this job

Please download a copy of our Employment Application Form from the attachment below, from www.nccca.com.au, or via collection from our main office at 2 Mount View Road Cessnock and send together with your resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the HR Manager at positionsvacant@nccca.com.au using the subject line: Nurse Practitioner application via EthicalJobs.

Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Supporting materials  Employment Application Form.pdf