Urgent Care Registered Nurse

Job Description

The Company
ForHealth Medical Centres is an industry leader in quality, accessible healthcare. We have a nationwide network of 80+ medical centres and 1300+ independent health practitioners. Our independent health practitioners offer their patients a lifetime of holistic care and provide 7+ million patient consultations annually. We are proudly part of the ForHealth Group. 

 

 

The Role 

 We are looking for an Urgent Care Practice Nurse to join our Rockhampton clinic. You will be a key team member who will be responsible for ensuring all patients that present to the Urgent Care Service are identified as being appropriate for the service, triaged promptly and provided with front line care in collaboration with the Urgent Care medical practitioner.

 

 

Perks & Benefits

  • Parking onsite
  • Uniform provided
  • Dental discounts to employees and family members
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Join a high performing collaborative team

 

 
The Tasks 

  • Responsible for Triage of all patients who present to Urgent Care by performing comprehensive and accurate nursing assessments.
  • Take appropriate action for any triaged patients who require escalation due to an emergency presentation or deterioration of illness or injury.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability for the dynamic Urgent Care environment.
  • Provide high quality person centred care activities relating to patient’s injury or illness in collaboration with the patients, families, carers and the medical practitioner.
  • Responsible for ensuring patients receive desired clinical outcomes.
  • Provide health education to patients as required.
  • Complete all documentation promptly and accurately.

 

 

The Successful Candidate  

  • AHPRA Registered Nurse  
  • Previous experience in triage in an emergency department, preferably 1 year minimum
  • 5 years’ experience preferred.
  • Ability to assess and recognise health deterioration and escalate appropriately.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written and a high level of critical thinking.
  • Can work autonomously and delegate when appropriate.
  • A passion for people with a personable approach.

 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of an outstanding work environment in a purpose and values-driven Company that invests in its people through training and development and internal promotion. 

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