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Nurse Practitioner (Diabetes Services)

The Townsville Hospital

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Position status Permanent
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 8
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/TV330248
Closing date 09-Dec-2019
Job duration Permanent part-time, 64 hours per fortnight (Two positions available)
Contact person Tracey Evanson
Contact details 07 4433 2532

The Nurse Practitioner (Diabetes Services) facilitates a person-centred care coordination model for patients with Diabetes, chronic conditions and/or complex care needs who are regular health service consumers. This facilitation is achieved by reducing fragmentation, mitigating barriers, educating, empowering and coordinating patient care.  The Nurse Practitioner will demonstrate clinical expertise, utilise case management principles and primary health care service alternatives, where clinically appropriate, with the aim of reducing avoidable hospital admissions and improving patient outcomes through early and proactive interventions.

As the Nurse Practitioner, your role will involve the following:

  • direct referral of clients to other health care professionals;
  • review of the integrated electronic Medical Record and Insulin Dashboard of inpatients;
  • education of health care professionals, patients and their families;
  • prescribing medications; and
  • ordering diagnostic investigations.

Generous remuneration package value up to $128,295 p.a. comprising salary range of $107,388 to $112,114 p.a. (Nurse Grade 8), 17.5% leave loading, 12.5 % 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.

For information regarding the mandatory requirements of the role, please download the attached role description.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (over 320 days/year).

Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island. Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife.


For a confidential discussion please contact Tracey Evanson on 07 4433 2532.
Applications close on Monday 9 December 2019.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Further information

Please download the Role Description for future reference.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Pertussis.


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