Maitland Street Medical CentreSee more

addressAddressNarrabri, NSW
type Form of workFull-time

Job description


· Perform clinical duties within required level of clinical competency, according to best available evidence. Duties include: triage, immunisations and other injections, wound management, chronic disease management, ECGs, and collection of pathology samples.

· Assist doctors with clinical procedures and maintain clinical documentation.

· Explain procedures to patients, providing them with support and reassurance.

Patient Services

· Assist with triage, data management, diagnostic services, networking with other providers, planning and management of patient care and patient advocacy.

· Telephoning patients with test results as directed by medical staff.

Improvement of Patient Health Outcomes

· Conduct preventative/screening procedures.

· Assist with patient education and community health promotion activities.

· Coordinate patient recall and outreach programs, GP management plans, and team care arrangements.

Patient Visits

· Provide home/hospital visits as required for monitoring support, including antenatal and post-natal care and health assessments.

Equipment and Supplies

· Ensure sterilisation and maintenance of clinical equipment.

· Maintain stocks of clinical supplies, including correct storage (such as refrigeration), removal and disposal of out-of-date stock and ordering supplies.

· Provide input in purchasing relevant clinical equipment and supplies.


· Maintain awareness of current and new legislation to ensure the practice is complying with all statutory and regulatory obligations including infection control, sterilisation, hazardous materials and safe handling/disposal of medical waste, records management, WHS, and accreditation. Ensure relevant personnel are kept informed and changes are made to systems and procedures as required.

Infection Prevention and Control Coordination

· Maintain the practice’s systems and processes for hand hygiene, environmental cleaning, spills management, and practice team immunisations in accordance with practice policy and procedure.

· Educate all members of the practice team on an annual basis regarding their responsibilities in infection prevention and control, or whenever changes in legislation, or practice procedures occurs.

· Manage the practice’s sterilisation process, ensuring sterility and integrity in the process.

· Ensure the practice’s waste management complies with local, state and federal regulations.


· Act within the practice and nursing codes of ethics and at an appropriate level of clinical competence at all times.

· Maintain awareness of current evidence and research on clinical practices and inform/educate other practice staff.

· Change systems and procedures to ensure compliance with best available evidence as applicable.

Workplace Health and Safety

· Consistentlybe aware of, and comply with, workplace health and safety requirements.


· Delegation of tasks to other medical and non-medical staff. Provide direct and indirect supervision to other nurse(s). Assist with other practice duties as required.

Expected Behaviours and Personal Attributes

· Demonstrate a knowledge of, and compliance with, all relevant legislation and common law obligations affecting nursing.

· Discharge of duty of care in the course of practice including meeting practice standards, and accountability for nursing actions.

· Demonstrate knowledge of policies and procedural guidelines that have legal implications, for example, ensure documentation conforms to legal requirements.

· Practice only within the limits of your educational preparation and competence.

· Identify and respond to unsafe practice, for example, implement interventions to prevent unsafe practice and/or contravention of law.

· Demonstrated patient-focused approach in service provision with genuine empathy and interest in their needs.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all ages and social groups.

· Always be well-presented, friendly, courteous and obliging. Represent the practice in a confident and positive manner at all times.

· Undertake all duties in a diligent manner, with honesty and integrity.

· Maintain absolute confidentiality regarding patient and practice information.

· Have a vigilant attitude to accuracy, being prepared to double check as necessary.

· Ability to work cooperatively and independently and the ability to prioritise and organise.

· Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

Education, Qualifications and Experience

· Appropriate tertiary qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

· Current professional indemnity insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $65,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • NARRABRI, NSW 2390: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Authorisation:

  • Australia (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Expected Start Date: 27/03/2023


Hazmat, Experience administering injections, Patient service, Materials handling
Refer code: 702015. Maitland Street Medical Centre - The previous day - 2023-11-01 05:00

Maitland Street Medical Centre

Narrabri, NSW

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