Registered Nurse - Palmerston Medical Clinic - Palmerston

  • Casual Position | Wednesday to Friday - With flexible working arrangements
  • Immediate start available
  • Bulk Billing clinic

The Practice 

Palmerston Medical is a busy bulk billing practice that offers a number of services including:

  • General health checks
  • Women's health checks
  • Men's health checks
  • Mental health care plans
  • Chronic disease management
  • ATSI Closing The Gap health assessments
  • Skin checks
  • Vaccinations 
  • Worker’s compensation reports
  • Insurance reports
  • Driver’s license health checks
  • Pre-employment health checks

The Role 

The Practice Nurse will provide crucial support to the General Practitioner by:

  • Performing clinical duties within required level of clinical competency
  • Explaining procedures to patients, providing them with support and reassurance
  • Triage, immunisations and other injections; wound management, chronic disease management, ECG’s, spirometry, audiometry and collection of pathology samples
  • Maintain clinical documentation

For a confidential discussion about this excellent opportunity, contact our recruitment and retention team:

t 08 8982 1010

e recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Applicants are required to provide a current CV and contact details for at least two referees.

Essential Criteria

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification as a Registered Nurse
  • Professional Indemnity Cover
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of general practice and interest in community-based nursing including patient education and health promotion
  • Knowledge of current immunisation schedules, diabetes management, asthma management, enhanced primary care items, infection control, CPR and emergency resuscitation techniques, equipment and drugs

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Incentives 

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) offers support and financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment. For further information regarding these opportunities, contact the recruitment and retention team.

Location

The Top End region is home to Darwin, Australia's only tropical capital city. Darwin is arguably one of Australia's most cosmopolitan cities with a population consisting of more than 60 nationalities. The greater Darwin area has a population of approximately 120,500 people. Its many exciting cultural festivals and weekly food and craft markets highlight the city’s multicultural mix. There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained including the Deckchair Cinema, sailing, museums and shopping centres as well as being nearby Litchfield National Park for great camping and swimming. The region has a tropical climate with a distinctive dry and wet season.

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