Nurse Practitioner - Minor Injury and Illness Clinic

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We are Metro South Health

We are the major public healthcare provider for Brisbane's south side, Logan, Redlands and the Scenic Rim. We operate five major hospitals and a range of community, specialty and state-wide healthcare services. We are renowned for teaching and research excellence.

We are truly dedicated people who care about our community. We come to work to make a difference. We save lives, changes lives and make the world a better place. We overcome the many challenges that come our way by going above and beyond and achieve the best possible outcomes by working together. We are bold, innovative, collaborative, inspiring.

We recognise our strength comes from the diversity of our people and so we encourage people of all genders, ethnicities, ages, abilities, languages, sexual orientation and family responsibilities to apply.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community.

We are part of and proud of the community we serve. We are better together.

Join us at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide and coordinate comprehensive care of patients using advanced practice skills in the area of Minor Injury and Illness.
  • The Nurse Practitioner's practice will be consistent with the Clinical Service Capability Framework (CSCF) of the facility or service and any departmental policies and protocols
  • The role of the Nurse Practitioner Minor Injury and Illness will:
    • Function in a collaborative model with the healthcare team to provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment and referral as required.
    • Provide safe, quality, cost effective care and practice within the Nurse Practitioner's scope of clinical practice, that is consistent with contemporary standards and evidence-based practice.
    • Work collaboratively with the health care team and contribute to enhanced patient outcomes by actively leading and supporting existing and emerging nurse-led models of care whilst maintaining flexibility and responsiveness to evolving patient and service needs.
    • Provide referrals to appropriate agencies, including primary health settings.
    • Provide coordinated patient centred care, creating partnerships, improving patient outcomes and facilitating systems improvement.
    • Improve the delivery of complex patient care, increase system efficiencies, and reduce costs by streamlining and coordinating care.
    • Lead and review processes that support an efficient patient care journey through knowledge of systems and processes enhancing care integration and reducing fragmentation

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Our values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

Eligible health workers may qualify for a Workforce Attraction Incentive payment. To find out more and see if you are eligible visit: ( )

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: ( ).

15 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - South
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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