Nurse Practitioner Aged Care job availability

  • •You will deliver clinical care standards to a high quality
    •Award winning Aged Care provider
    •$130,000 + Super + Benefits

    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.
    About You
    • Resilient and able to deliver in a complex environment.
    • Professional demeanor.
    • Expert in advanced clinical care.
    A competitive salary based on experience with not for profit salary packaging.

    How to apply
    To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:
    • The reason for your interest, and
    • How your skills and experience suit the role.
    Applications can be sent to .

    Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.
  • Skills (required)

    • Elderly Care
    • Medicine Preparation
    • Nursing

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