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Northern Sydney Local Health District

Employment Type:PermanentFull Time
Position Classification:Nurse Practitioner
Remuneration:$2323.10 - $2487.40 per week
Hours Per Week:38
Requisition ID:REQ79625


Where you'll be working
The Aged Care Nurse Practitioner will be based in Ryde Hospital, and will work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of care of Aged Care patients within the Hospital.

Northern Sydneys vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.

 Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If youd like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.

NSLHD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.


What you'll be doing

A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse educated and authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role. The NP role includes the assessment and management of patients using nursing knowledge and skills and may include but is not limited to initiation of diagnostic investigations, prescribing of medications and direct referral of patients to other health care professionals. The NP role is grounded in the nursing profession's values, knowledge, theories and practice and provides innovative and flexible health care delivery that complements other health care providers (ANMC 2006). NPs practice collaboratively as an interdependent member of the multidisciplinary health care team and provide autonomous, patient centered care.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment.

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrate these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • A registered nurse appointed as such to a position approved by the Secretary NSW Health and who is endorsed by the Board, to practise as a nurse practitioner.
  • Demonstrated effective communication, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both individually and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy.
  • Proven Clinical Leadership and ability to implement changes and develop direction in clinical practice by the utilisation of evidence based research.

Applications Close: 18 January 2019

02/01/2019 $0 Ryde & Macquarie Park Sydney Australia 1 Healthcare & Medical
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