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Stroke Nurse Practitioner

Job posted: 19/05/2022
Applications close: 30/06/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Research, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 42869

Reference: 42869

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Research, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An Exciting opportunity for a Stroke Nurse Practitioner has become available. The permanent full-time Nurse Practitioner role will be responsible for the provision of specialised clinical nursing services in acute stroke care within Western Health.


Working within the division of Emergency, medicine and access, the successful applicant will work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams in providing advanced nursing assessment, advanced nursing management and education for patients who have suffered a stroke. The position will provide leadership and management in clinical improvement initiatives to ensure that the service is continually providing evidence based best practice specialist nursing advice consistent with the Western Health policy and clinical practice guidelines. 


To be Successful in this Role you



  • Need a registration as a Nurse and endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner in Australia

  • Have a Master of Nursing (enabling registration as a Nurse Practitioner)

  • Have an advanced clinical knowledge in Stroke

  • Need to evidence of commitment to quality improvement

  • Need to have evidence of participation in the collection of data and report writing

  • Have a commitment to high quality, safe and person centred care


About Us


Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Stroke Nurse Practitioner

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Contact:

Nicole Comito - 0421961616

Stroke Nurse Practitioner