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Lead Nurse - General Practice

Manning Region Practice Nurse Full Time Employment Applications close 30/12/2023

Highly regarded General Practice in beautiful Port Macquarie committed to delivering excellence in patient care seeking an experienced Lead Nurse

Flynns Beach Medical Centre is a highly regarded Practice in beautiful Port Macquarie. We are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and are seeking an experienced Lead Nurse who is looking for a challenging and varied role.

Reporting to our Business Manager and supported clinically by our GP Director, you will be responsible for all aspects of the smooth running of our nursing service across two sites providing the full range of general practice patient care, as well as GP specialist services in skin and women’s health.

The Lead Nurse role is integral to our leadership team and contributes to the strategic direction, sustainability and day to day operations of our busy Practice, responding as appropriate to the changes inherent in the delivery of Primary Care.

Your key responsibilities will include;

 Contribution to the Practice leadership team including a commitment to ensuring high quality care, managing strategic change and supporting Practice sustainability

 Nurturing & building your team to deliver quality patient care/clinical excellence

 Human resource management including rosters, leave, recruitment, training and management of staff

 Driving a positive and cohesive culture to ensure performance, efficiency and adherence to policies across the team.

 Oversight of programs such as CVC and Pre employment screening.

 Implementation of a Chronic Disease Management program to support patient care and reduce the administrative burden on GPs

 Stock control and ordering within budget

 Cold Chain Management including Vaccine storage and ordering

 Assisting the Practice Accreditation Process as required

 Contribution to risk management and quality improvement processes

A full job description is available on request.

Your skills and experience:

Essential Skills

 Current RN registration with AHPRA

 Commitment to high standards of patient care/clinical excellence

 Strong communication skills

 Flexibility and a positive approach to change

 Ability to work independently as well as team effectively with the Business Manager, Practice Principals and other key staff

Desirable Skills

 Previous experience leading and supervising nursing staff

 Experience providing nursing care in a General Practice setting

 Experience in program co-ordination/oversight eg CVC, CDM

 Immunisation Accreditation Certificate

 Venepuncture skills

 Women’s Health Certificate

 Current CPR Certificate

Benefits for You will include:

 Being part of a successful and highly regarded Accredited Practice

 Working with a friendly, capable team

 A supportive management team and the chance to use your experience and skills to make a difference.

 The Opportunity to live and work in one of Australia’s premier lifestyle locations

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated in keeping with skills and experience

Apply now by sending your resume to

For a confidential discussion please contact: Toni on 6583 2662 or Sharon on 0459 343 129

Contact for Pre-Application Enquiries

Flynns Beach Medical Centre
Contact Name
Toni Mueller
54 Pacific Drive

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