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Nurse Practitioner or NP Candidate or CNC/Nurse Navigator (Rheumatic Heart Disease)


This is your opportunity to contribute to our vision of creating:

Pathways to better health
for our North West communities.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 7, Nurse Grade 8
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI488324
Closing date 12-Jun-2023
Job duration Ongoing - 76 hours per fortnight
Contact person Sipa Stowers
Contact details 0417 886 244
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North West Hospital and Health Service (HHS)

  • Unique locations
  • Friendly communities
  • Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

About the role

The North West HHS Rheumatic Heart Disease team works in partnership with the Nurse Navigator Service as part of the Community and Primary Health Care department and other key stakeholders including local medical service providers to ensure clients are reviewed regularily and treatment and appointments are in line with the client care plan.

This role will deliver expert and professional clinical leadership in the provision and coordination of person-centered care as part of a state-wide model of care designed to provide holistic support to patients with complex health conditions requiring advanced level of healthcare coordination.

The 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.


NG8: Masters of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner endorsement (AHPRA). 3-5 years' experience in cardiology and management experience is desirable.
NP Candidates: Applicants must be enrolled in a Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) post-graduate qualification that will lead to NP endorsement with AHPRA.
CNC / Nurse Navigator: current AHPRA registration as Registered Nurse.

  • Applicants must have experience in the specialty of cardiology.
  • Travel is a requirement of the role. C Class Motor Vehicle Licence.
  • Pre-employment screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.
  • This is a VPD risk role: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis and COVID-19.
  • A 6-month period of probation may apply.

Working with us

  • Isolation bonuses after 1 year $3,500. 2 years $10,500. 3> years $7,000.
  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution.
  • tax savings through salary sacrificing options are also available.

Base salary $144,913 to $151,292 p.a. (Nurse Practitioner - Nurse Grade 8).

Base salary $128,701 to $139,732 p.a. (NP Candidate or CNC / Nurse Navigator - Nurse Grade 7).

In your downtime, we will provide 2 return airfares p.a. (inc. spouse/dependents) to the nearest east coast provincial city in conjunction with your recreation leave; of which we offer 5 weeks p.a. with a 17.5% loading/bonus.

Professionally, our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff. We are committed to providing extraordinary opportunities for career development including in-house training, development and mentoring programs, and 2 weeks p.a. plus travel as required and enrolment and conference costs for approved courses and conferences.

The lifestyle in Mount Isa is family friendly; it is a vibrant city with an outback community feel. You will fall in love with the natural splendour of the North West Queensland region, the experience of a rural/urban community and the opportunity to make a real and positive difference... and want to stay.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!


The role is offered on a permanent full-time basis, 76 hours p.f.

Contact: Sipa Stowers 0417 886 244

Apply ONLINE by: Monday 12/06/2023

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Our vision is to be Queensland's leading HHS delivering excellence in remote healthcare to our patients, working as an integral part of the community.


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