Position: Nurse Practitioner

Summary

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is currently seeking a suitably qualified Nurse Practitioner to join their dedicated team of professionals within the Heart Failure Service at Townsville University Hospital.

The Heart Failure Service provides quality client/consumer focused education and support for people with chronic heart failure, fostering individual understanding and responsibility for better health and wellbeing.

What’s on offer?
Remuneration package of up to $160,066 p.a., comprising base salary range of $133,982- $139,878 p.a. (Nurse Grade 8), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%). Permanent Full-time position.

Why you will love working for us:
Great professional development opportunities
Attractive salary sacrificing options
Shift and locality allowances (if applicable)
Parental leave and flexible working arrangements
Employee assistance and staff wellness programs
Supportive and inclusive workplace environment

About the role
This role provides an advanced and extended level of Nursing Practice to both inpatient and outpatients with chronic health failure and increase community/home visiting capability to heart failure patients. This will include services generally not included in a Registered Nurses’ role i.e. prescribing medications, specialist referrals, pathology and medical imaging and the provision of comprehensive, individualized quality person centred care to heart failure patients and their families using best practise in heart failure management.

The Nurse Practitioner will provide a central point of communication, engagement and coordination for all stakeholders involved in the individual patient’s care including health care goals, care delivery, discharge planning, ongoing case management, quality of life and end of life care.

Requirements

  • Master of Nursing Science (Nurse Practitioner) or equivalent. Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and possession of a current practising certificate as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • The position involves travel through the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.
  • The position requires the incumbent to operate a government vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement is required.

About the location
Townsville is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year Townsville offers the perfect laid-back coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of big city living. It is a great place for families, couples and individuals to call home.

Enquiries: Maree Laidlow (07) 4433 3740

Job Ad Reference: TV394268

For further information or to submit an online application: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV394268

Closing date: Monday, 6 December 2021