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An exciting and unique opportunity exists for a Nurse Practitioner to join our dedicated team of professionals delivering excellence in healthcare to the residents of Mount Isa.

Great work-life balance and a very generous remuneration package are just two of the many benefits on offer with this role. Use you specialised expertise to make a real and enduring difference in the community. Apply now!

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 8
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI330253
Closing date 20-Jan-2020
Job duration Permanent full-time
Contact person Kea Apineru
Contact details 07 4744 4819
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The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation?
  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?
  • A person who meets challenges head on?

About your opportunity
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) Nurse Navigator Service, Community and Primary Health Care provides expert nursing care within a specialty area within the Mount Isa community and the North West Hospital and Health Service, working autonomously and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary health team. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for providing advanced professional and clinical leadership in the coordination and delivery of comprehensive and complex care, education and consultancy and portfolio management to ensure safe practice and high quality outcomes.

Supporting a patient's entire healthcare journey

The Nurse Navigator role employs advanced clinical and professional practice capabilities to deliver a positive patient centred health experience for individuals. The nurse navigator function is a fundamental part of the nursing role. This role aims to facilitate a safe and efficient patient journey across the care continuum through the reduction of service fragmentation, educating, empowering individuals and coordinating care.

It is a requirement that the Nurse Navigator has the capability of working with complex caseloads including those with multiple co-morbidities and high frequency presenters across the spectrum of all speciality services and ages. Coordinating patient care within the acute sector; community health and the home setting is essential to the role.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

Generous remuneration package comprising salary range of $127,524 to $133,136 p.a. (Nurse Grade 8), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.

Further information

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