Murrumbidgee Local Health District Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia
22 Jun, 2018Permanent Full Time
Nurse Practitioner – Rapid Assessment Clinic New full time, permanent opportunity - $118,257 - $126,621- Wagga Wagga Based Opportunity to set up a brand new critical service at MLHD Monthly ADO and attractive salary packaging provisions We have it all @ MLHD. Variety. Challenging work. Interesting opportunities. Where you will be working At Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) we provide a range of public health services to the Riverina and Murray regions of New South Wales across a geographic area of approximately 125,631 square kilometres. With around 241,000 residents living within our District we employ approximately 3,500 staff who work in our 33 facilities and health services. Our facilities include Base and District Hospitals, Multi-Purpose Services and Community Health Facilities. As the Nurse Practitioner, Rapid Assessment Clinic you will be based at Wagga Wagga Base Hospital What you will be doing Come and join our fabulous multidisciplinary team working to set up a brand new service. The Rapid Assessment Clinic (RAC) aims to support community and primary health services, General Practitioners (GP) and clients to access care outside of the hospital, in a clinic based setting. The service will offer an alternate service to the Emergency Department (ED) and will work closely with care teams to manage clients who are not responding to treatment or experiencing exacerbation of their condition in the Community. As the Nurse Practitioner, RAC you will have extensive experience in emergency nursing and the management of chronic patients in a rural setting. In this role you will be charged with providing interim management of patients who experience an acute deterioration associated with, or complicated by their chronic condition. You will also be required to conduct comprehensive health assessments, and in conjunction with the patient and / or family, develop care plans specific to the patient’s complex needs. As the Nurse Practitioner you will work in collaboration with GP’s an ED Medical staff across MLHD communities and facilities. This is a supported role will provide you with an opportunity to be part of something new and a critical services to support the patients we serve.