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Nurse Practitioner - Wagga Wagga

NSW Government - Mount Murray, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Practitioner
Remuneration: $124,618.08 - $133,431.04 Per Annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ237384
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 29 June 2021

The opportunity to make a difference in our community!

A wonderful regional lifestyle with affordable housing and cost of living

  • Generous Salary Packaging options + rural and remote incentives
  • Corporate health and fitness program - Fitness Passport
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Affordable housing with remarkable commute times to our picturesque communities
  • Genuine welcoming and supportive staff and communities with a lifestyle second to none!

Where you will be working

Known for our innovative consumer focused models of care which are designed for the rural and regional population we serve, our Mental Health teams provide critical services within acute, sub-acute and community settings throughout the Murrumbidgee Local Health District.

As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to work within talented multidisciplinary environments, have excellent support with ongoing development and access to key technologies connecting you with colleagues and consumers based throughout the District.

Our multidisciplinary teams provide career paths for both nursing and allied health staff, new graduates and established professionals. We are committed to providing safe, effective, quality care through listening to consumers and continually exploring ways to do it better.

About the Opportunity

The endorsed Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse educated and authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role. The NP role includes assessment and management of clients using nursing knowledge and skills and may include, but is not limited, to the direct referral of consumer’s to other health care professionals, prescribing medications and ordering diagnostic investigations. The NP role is grounded in the nursing profession's values, knowledge, theories and practise and provides innovative and flexible health care delivery that complements other health care providers. The scope of practice of the nurse practitioner is determined by the context in which the nurse practitioner is authorised to practice.

The NP for the acute Mental Health inpatient units is responsible for working as part of a multidisciplinary team, coordinating and delivering safe, person centred comprehensive mental health assessment and ongoing care to persons (including their family, and/or carers) who are experiencing complex acute mental health crisis requiring admission. The NP promotes the principles of trauma informed care and recovery, models and participates in the organisation's commitment to consumers and carers as partners in care.

A NP for will have extensive experience in the management of chronic mental health patients in the rural setting. The NP will conduct comprehensive mental health assessments, and in conjunction with the consumer and/or family, develop care plans specific to the consumer’s complex needs. These care plans will be evidence based and will address psychosocial and lifestyle issues as well as physical problems. The NP will work in collaboration with Psychiatrists, General Practitioners and other Medical Staff. They will provide expert advice and guidance regarding the more complex consumer’s for Registered Nurses.

The NP provides leadership that facilitates ongoing development of clinical practice and acts as a role model and an expert clinician in the clinical setting.

To learn more about the role and responsibilities and pre-employment checks required, please review the Position Description.

Interested? Get in touch today by either applying directly or contacting Sharlene Brown on [email protected]. Please note, your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

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Mount Murray, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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