Current Vacancies

Any current vacancies will be listed below.

 

Huon Valley Council Medical Careers:

The Huon Valley Council owns and operates the Geeveston and Dover Medical Centres.

Expressions of Interest are currently open for General Practitioners.

Find out more about Huon Valley Council Medical Careers.

 

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Practice Nurse – Registered Nurse (000421)

About This Position

Permanent Part Time – Minimum 1 day per week (additional hours offered for leave cover)

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a dedicated, community-oriented Registered Nurse to join their Medical Services team, working across both the Geeveston and Dover Medical Centres. Working alongside the Medical Centre General Practitioners, this role will provide quality patient and health care coordination to the community.

In this position you will perform clinical duties in accordance with best practice, including triage, wound and chronic disease management, assisting GPs with procedure, maintaining patient documentation and ensuring appropriate management of cold chain and infection control. You will also conduct and manage health assessments, including home-based health assessments, ensuring the sterilisation and maintenance of clinical equipment, as well as providing support and, at times, relief to reception.

Mandatory Requirements

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant field and current registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in working in a primary health care setting, preferably in a community-based role, and with elderly patients and chronic illnesses
  • Knowledge of current immunisation schedules, diabetes management, asthma management, enhanced primary care items, infection control, CPR and emergency resuscitation techniques, equipment and drugs
  • Skills in the functional/social/emotional home-based assessment of frail aged people and those living with a disability, and their carers
  • Knowledge of aged and disability services, including knowledge of broad health and welfare services
  • Experience in the completion of Health Care Assessments
  • High level care coordination and referral skills
  • Ability to monitor budgets and service allocation
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination in line with Public Health directives.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Part-Time

Application Close Date

Salary Range

$81,723 - $89,504 (Pro-Rata) – 13% Superannuation