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Registered/Enrolled Nurse - Blackwater

Job Type
Full Time
12 Jan 2022
Practice Information:
Their modern practice boasts 10 consulting rooms, a 2-bay treatment room and a nurse's room. The practice currently has 3 full time GP's and visiting Locums, Practice Business Manager, 2 Registered Nurses, 1 Enrolled Nurse, and 6 supporting administrative staff as well as an on-site Counsellor among an array of visiting specialists. This large, well-appointed community practice offers a variety of services to patients and focuses on holistic patient care. They host other visiting health professionals such as psychologists, diabetes educators, allied health and Legal Services. Pathology services are based on site. Our clinic is a mixed billing clinic.

About Blackwater,

Considered a hidden gem among many of its residents, Blackwater is situated approximately 2 hours west of Rockhampton and approximately 45 minutes drive from Emerald. Set in the Central Highlands, Blackwater offers residents a slice of the country and rural living, with access to many amenities, including parks, fishing, camping, shopping and more. The town also features two Primary schools and a central High School, with a town school bus assisting with those busy drop-offs and pick-ups. Well connected to Emerald, those with students attending school in Emerald have the opportunity to ride the school bus into Emerald as well.

Position Description:
This practice is seeking applications from suitably qualified & experienced Nurses to join their busy practice for an immediate start, in Blackwater, two hours west of Rockhampton. Experienced Enrolled Nurses are encouraged to apply. Nurses who are pro-active and show initiative, with a passion and keen interest in rural and remote medicine, who pride themselves on exceptional community patient care and who are looking for a secure, long-term role in a rural setting with incredible clinical development opportunities will enjoy this varied role. No two days are the same and while there are no night shifts or on-call hours, the role requires flexibility within the clinical team, the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively both internally and externally to achieve quality outcomes for patients and stakeholders.

Nurses who join this practice have the opportunity to use their existing skills as well as receive training in many other areas of nursing, including but not limited:
  • Haemochromotosis Bleeds
  • Immunisations
  • Iron Infusions
  • Coal Board Medicals and Partial Reviews
  • Spirometry
  • Audiometry
  • Driver License Medicals
  • Mole Mapping & Scanning
  • Drug and Alcohol testing
  • Cosmetic Nursing
Benefits and Perks:
  • Variety of clinical involvement in everyday modern general practice setting
  • Great career development opportunities
  • Supportive, team-based work environment
  • Central town location
  • Staff discounts on cosmetic skin care and non-surgical procedures
They offer a supportive team culture, on-going learning and development opportunities, additional perks and rewards as well as the opportunity to collaborate in a rural environment.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • At least 1+ years Nursing experience is essential
  • AHPRA Registration essential
  • Authorisation to work in Australia
  • Drivers Licence
  • Previous General Practice experience is advantageous but not essential
  • Previous experience with the Coal Mine Worker's Health Scheme, including Spirometry is advantageous but not essential
  • Instant Drug and Alcohol Certification is also advantageous but not essential
  • Current and up to date First Aid and CPR certifications, or willingness to obtain
  • Willingness to learn
  • Keen interest in or passion for rural and remote medicine
  • Willing to relocate (if applicable) and to commit to the role long-term

For more information on this position, please contact our team via h.

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Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

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  • Job Reference: 470595316-2
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2022
  • Employer: Health Workforce Queensland
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time