Job Description - Nurse Practitioner - Psychogeriatrics,
Dementia and Delirium - Lismore (REQ186169)
Nurse Practitioner - Psychogeriatrics, Dementia and Delirium -
Employment Type : Temporary Full Time (42 weeks)
Position Classification : Nurse Practitioner
Remuneration : $124,247.61 - $133,034.48 per annum
Hours Per Week : 38
Requisition ID : REQ186169
Evidenceof qualifications and experience are required for this
position, please upload yourqualifications and statements of
service as an attachment to your application.
NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our
peoplebring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity
to help usdeliver quality care to our community.
Northern NSW Local Health District iscommitted to reconciliation
and strongly encourages Aboriginal & TorresStrait Islander people
to apply for this position. All applications fromAboriginal &
Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most
favourably. For help with your application to this role visit
Stepping Up , o ur online recruitmentresource for Aboriginal
Please note, to apply forthis position you must be an Australian
citizen or permanent resident, or beable to independently, legally
live and work in Australia. For more information please see
Where you’ll be working
“Ahealthy community through quality care”
Northern NSWLocal Health District is located in north eastern
NSW, extending from Graftonin the south, to Tweed Heads on the
Queensland border, and west to Tabulam andUrbenville. Northern NSW
offers adiverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from
world-heritage listed mountainranges, to world-renowned surfing
breaks, and everything in between.
Our people live in some of Australia’smost vibrant regional
centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoiltnatural wonders,
pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s afast-growing
region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among
thelarge cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages.
The Nurse Practitioner will provide high levels of clinically
focused nursing care within the specialty area of Psychogeriatrics,
Dementia and Delirium nursing to improve access of care and address
gaps in existing health care services through the provision of a
flexible and innovative model of care.
The focus of the role is to provide clinical and professional
leadership as an expert in the clinical field and will undertake
comprehensive health assessments and collaborate and consult with
other members of the health care team to plan, implement and
evaluate care. This integrated approach will support best practice
and maximise patient care outcomes.
The Nurse Practitioner will provide a service to inpatients,
outpatients and emergency patients presenting to Ballina, Lismore,
Casino Hospitals and Kyogle, Nimbin, Urbenville and Bonalbo
Multipurpose Services.The Nurse Practitioner provides support for
72 high care aged care residents across the MPS Network.
Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and
Midwifery Board of Australia endorsement by the Nursing and
Midwifery Board of Australia as a Nurse Practitioner with a minimum
of 5 years’ full time equivalent post registration experience with
at least 3 years’ full time experience in Psychogeriatrics,
Dementia and Delirium and post graduate qualifications relevant to
the area of clinical specialty.
Demonstrated advanced clinical skills, competence and leadership
in the assessment, treatment and management of patients with
psychogeriatric needs dementia and delirium.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current issues
impacting on the provision of psychogeriatric, dementia and
delirium services in regional and rural areas.
Demonstrated high level advanced communication and interpersonal
skills (including the use of coaching) across a variety of mediums
and proven ability to write for a variety of documents.
Proven advanced skills in clinical teaching and leadership in
strategic and clinical service planning and evidence of the ability
to influence organisational and cultural change.
Evidence of high level commitment to quality improvement and
Proven information technology skills with specific experience in
the use of word processing, database and spreadsheet software.
Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and
willingness to travel in the course of employment
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Applications Close: 21 September 2020