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Nurse Practitioner - Defence - Expression of Interest

Job Req ID:  134202
Posting Start Date:  29-Aug-2021
Location: 

Townsville, Queensland, AU, 4810

Contract Type:  Not Available
Job Advertisement: 
  • Attractive Employee Benefits
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary clinical team
  • Contribute to positive health outcomes in a unique environment

 

About You

You are a passionate and dedicated nurse who is committed to providing the highest quality healthcare. With an ability to put patients at ease, your warmth and care is one of your greatest attributes. You are able to work autonomously and thrive in a busy environment where you can undertake advanced clinical responsibilities and make a difference to those in need. You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do. You are passionate about providing health services and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support delivery of the highest standard of care to patients.

 

About the Role

A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse educated and authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role. As Nurse Practitioner you will be responsible for providing general nursing care to patients with the additional ability to undertake tasks such as assisting in emergency medical responses, prescription of medications/vaccinations, ordering diagnostic investigations and direct referral to other health care professionals. You will adhere at all times to the competencies, guidelines and codes of professional standards as detailed by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), as well as Defence Policies and Procedures, legislative requirements and clinical governance directives.

 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

 

  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour.
  • Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner).
  • Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1), General and Endorsed Nurse Practitioner with AHPRA.
  • Context of Nurse Practitioner registration shall be within a general adult acute care setting and primary health care environment (excluding practitioners with narrow fields of sub-specialities including paediatrics, geriatrics, oncology, neonatology and midwifery.
  • Minimum of 2 years full-time nurse practitioner experience within a general adult acute care setting and primary health care environment (or part-time equivalent).
  • Minimum of 2 years full-time nurse practitioner experience within a general adult acute care setting and primary health care environment within the last 5 years (or part-time equivalent).
  • Recent participation in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities in accordance with AHPRA.
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001) certification.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team to support the delivery of safe, efficient and high quality care to patients.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation and externally with a range of personnel.

 

This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment, which includes a national police check as an essential selection component for this role.

 

Please note that you must be an Australian Citizen in order to obtain the required Baseline Security Clearance for this role.

 

About Us
ADF Health Services provides integrated healthcare services to Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel across Australia.  As part of this contract, Serco, in partnership with Bupa, provide defence-ready clinical and support staff across 50+ on-base locations nationally, ensuring that ADF personnel have access to quality on-site medical care.  Our staff take pride in delivering quality health services to achieve outstanding care and our new ADF Health Services employees are no exception.


At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play - from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including Defence, Transport, Justice, Immigration, Facilities Management and Citizen Services.  We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.  To learn more please visit www.serco.com/ahsc


Join Us
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.
 

Please note your resume must include - start and finish dates for each role, along with employment type (e.g. casual, part-time, full-time) and hours worked per week.
 

This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment, which includes a national police check as an essential selection component for this role.  You must also be an Australian Citizen in order to obtain the required Baseline Security Clearance for this role.
 

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people to apply from different backgrounds. By joining Serco you will have access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LBGTI+) Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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