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General Practice Preventative Medicine / Chronic Disease Nurse

Hunter Region Practice Nurse Casual Employment Applications close 11/07/2024

We are looking for a practice nurse who enjoys getting to know the patients, by preparing and performing Health Assessments, Care plans & Team care arrangements.

Blacksmiths Family Medical Practice was originally established in March 1981. For over 43 years, our practice has become one of the most respected and trusted medical practices in Blacksmiths and its surrounding suburbs.

We are looking for the right fit for our team of 2 experienced registered nurses & 3 GPs (2.5 full time equivelent) and 3 receptionists.

If you are team orientated, adaptable, fun & professional please apply for this role!

Training provided for as long as it takes to feel confident in our work environment.

Modern equipped practice with two nurse areas and large tea area in beautiful Blacksmiths. Make a difference to the local community as we are the only practice in the area & have a well established patient base.

Essential Criteria:

Must have current unconditional registration with AHPRA

Current immunisation certificate

Demonstrate outstanding work ethic, organisational and time management skill

Have experience in a fast-paced, multiple practitioner environment

Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a registered nurse

COVID vaccination up to date

Computer skills are essential, medical director and pracsoft preferable

Beneficial experience but not mandatory:

Experience with developing Health Assessments and CDM Plans

Experience with Best Practice or Medical Director software highly regarded

2-3 years+ General Practice nursing experience highly regarded

Strong clinical and academic skills associated with looking at the patient holistically


Chronic Disease Management

The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team


Using existing templates to generate efficent, compliant and effective Care plans, team care arrangements & Health assessments, particularly over 75, first nations & healthy heart check.

First nations health checks, performed with cultural sensitivity.

General knowledge on chronic disease goals, treatment and preventative medicine

up to date knowledge on current immunisation schedule

Job may include liasing with allied health providers

Job may include booking patients for plans and assessments

Understanding of the Medicare Benefits Scheme, including the use of nurse item numbers


Flexible hours

Friendly and supportive environment

On the go training one on one with GP & practice owner

Competitive salary based on qualification and experience

Please provide cover letter and resume with the following details listed:

Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

How many years' experience do you have as a Practice Registered Nurse?

Do you have a current nursing registration from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?

We are only able to accommodate vaccinated staff due to the demands and risks of the clinical role.

See for more information about our wonderful practice.

Contact for Pre-Application Enquiries

Additional Info

please SMS not call me, Email applications please list JOB APPLICATION in title.

Contact Name
Dr Brianna Joseph
65 Turea Street, Blacksmiths, New South Wales 2281, Australia

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