Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Services

Job posted: 17/08/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time, Casual

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 181468

Reference: 181468

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia

  • Directly impacts on a patient’s journey when they enter an emergency or urgent care centre at a time of greatest need.
  • It is an exciting time to be a NP you can help push the profession and become autonomous
  • Permanent fulltime, part-time or casual roles available TALK TO US ABOUT YOUR PREFERENCE.

About Emergency Department

Barwon Health is one of the largest regional health services in Victoria, providing care for approximately 80,000 emergency presentations per year. The emergency department have both an adult and paediatric short stay unit to ensure consumers receive the right care, at the right place at the right time.

About Barwon Health North - Urgent Care Centre

Barwon Health North's Urgent Care Centre is a walk-in service for people with minor illnesses and injuries who require immediate attention. The Urgent Care Centre is staffed by highly-skilled nurse practitioners, registered nurses, medical imaging staff and patient services assistants (PSAs).

About the role

Join Barwon Health as a Nurse Practitioner Emergency Services and experience a rewarding career providing best practice, high-quality patient-centered care. As a registered Nurse Practitioner, you'll utilise your advanced skills, education, and autonomy to deliver evidence-based care in emergency and community settings. With rotations between the Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centre, you'll have diverse clinical responsibilities, including assessment, management, diagnostics, prescribing, and direct referrals. Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, grounded in nursing values, and make a difference in patients' lives through innovative and flexible healthcare delivery. Click here to to read more about working a Nurse Practitiioer

About you

  • Authorised to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) together with demonstrated ability to meet the ANMC competencies for the Registered Nurse
  • Has successfully completed a Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia (NMBA) approved nurse practitioner program of study at Master’s level or equivalent as determined by the NMBA
  • Demonstrated advanced competency and evidence of advanced nursing practice and knowledge of Clinical Specialty (Emergency and/or Urgent Care).
  • Ability to work  50 % of shifts across multiple Barwon Health sites -  Emergency Department and Barwon health North Urgent care centre and adapt to scope of practice based on area of work

About the culture

At Barwon Health, the culture for Nurse Practitioners is one that embraces growth, progressiveness, and a forward-thinking approach. Joining our team offers an opportunity to be part of a growing regional service and a dynamic organization that has its sights set on the future. We are committed to supporting nurses at all stages of their career, whether they are seeking to advance their expertise or are just beginning their professional journey and require guidance and mentorship. At Barwon Health, you'll find an inclusive and nurturing environment that fosters continuous learning and development, empowering you to thrive and make a meaningful impact in the field of healthcare.

What we offer

  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Geelong and Barwon Health is an attractive destination with a sunny climate, notoriously laidback lifestyle and great pay rates  
  • Relocation and sponsorship support options, plus the Victorian Government Grant is available for successful international candidates until June 2023 
  • Visa sponsorship - you’ll usually need at least 24 months nursing or midwifery experience to work in a Victorian public health facility and get visa sponsorship. Visit the Department of Home Affairs for more information on visas.
  • International Buddy program to be your point of contact prior to starting
  •  Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Flexible working arrangements – speak to us about hours, days or shifts that suit your lifestyle
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Ability to take leave without pay and purchase additional leave
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Diversity and Inclusion 

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au) we are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments to submit your application for this role, please contact talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Services

Job type:

Full time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


TARA KIMBERLEY - 0448 756 307

Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Services