About the Job

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One of Australia's independent health practitioners who provide accessible and quality healthcare for all Australians. They enable a range of healthcare services in over 70 locations across Australia. Their core services including GP, Specialists, Nursing and Dental. Their doctors, dentists, nurses and allied practitioners work together closely, and are empowered by innovative technology, to help deliver better health outcomes for patients. They offer range of services, extended operating hours, and network of metro, regional and rural locations, provides unparalleled access for patients from all walks of life.

About the Role

  • Prepare GP Management Plans with patients on behalf of the GP
  • Prepare Team Care Arrangements, often alongside the GPMP
  • Conduct health assessments to assist in early identification of chronic disease. Such as: Heart health assessment, Diabetes health assessment, Health assessment  75 +, Health assessment ATSI, Intellectual Disability, Veteran and Refugee health assessments
  • Provide nurse monitoring and support to eligible patients, often as part of the GPMP, TCA or Health Assessment
  • Identify additional appropriate services to patients and perform as required
  • Coordinate care across the practice, together with GPs, specialists and allied health professionals to provide a holistic approach to care
  • Ensure that all care provided to patients is of the highest quality and meets clinical standards

Essential Criteria 

  • Minimum of 2 years providing direct clinical nursing care preferred
  • Prior experience in primary health care setting (GP Setting Desired)
  • Prior experience with chronic disease management and familiarity with health promotion and disease prevention principles
  • Efficient in carrying out tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivating and influencing skills – to encourage patients to take ownership of their health
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proactive and ability to think on your feet
  •  An interest in improving the quality of healthcare services within the Group

Location 

But why choose Queensland? Well, it offers a laid-back, outdoor lifestyle and brilliantly combines the best of both worlds for those who are after warm weather and beautiful beaches while not missing out on the benefits of cosmopolitan living. It has over 280 days of sunshine per year (it’s home to the Sunshine Coast for a reason!) and has an abundance of things on offer to keep you and the family entertained. Queensland’s diverse landscape of tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, world famous coral reefs and desert allows anyone relocating to Queensland to encounter the full scope of the Australian experience.

Springfield, a suburb in the City of Ipswich, only 35 minutes from Brisbane City Centre. Ipswich is renowned for its architectural and heritage culture which it continues to preserve, proudly. 

Oxley is a thriving community hub of residential, commercial, and retail sectors, providing its locale with the ideal suburban lifestyle.  Oxley is located approximately 10.8 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD.

With its multitude of parks and esplanades, Victoria Point is a popular destination for leisurely outdoor afternoons spent strolling, swimming, cycling or enjoying a barbecue with family and friends. There is a great range of urban-chic dining options at Lakeside - the open-planned precinct overlooking the lake created by Eprapah Creek. You can also take in a movie at the local cinema, enjoy drinks with friends in one of the local bars or make the most of some retail therapy.

Murrumba Downs, a residential suburb in the Pine Rivers district, is 26 km north of central Brisbane. 

What Head Medical can do for you 

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors and nurses relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we will manage the registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself. 

For any further queries contact me on Briony@headmedical.com

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Briony today.

briony@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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