Nurse Practitioner

About the Role

A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse trained and authorised to work autonomously and collaboratively to delivery high patient care. The title “Nurse Practitioner” can only be used by a person who has been endorsed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Nurse Practitioners help increase access to care by focusing on health promotion, disease prevention, and health management strategies. They are able to create management plans including treatments and therapies across a variety of industries in all States and Territories of Australia.

Key Industries for employment opportunities are within Health Care and Social Assistance.

Salary Expectation: $125,000 (average annual salary)

Qualifications, Training, Licenses

Masters Nurse Practitioner with at least 3 years full time (5,000hrs) advanced clinical practice (within the past 6yrs).

Current Authority to practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation
Agency (AHPRA).

Knowledge & Capabilities

Able to diagnose and treat a large range of health conditions

Preparing and implementing therapeutic plans

Initiate referrals to other members of the medical profession

Request and translate pathology and radiology tests

Prescribe & access medications and specialised drugs, or reduce/stop medications through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Leadership of care and care teams

Capability with research, education and in leadership

Able to provide patients Medicare rebates for selected services

World Capabilities

Customer Centric

Socially Intelligent

Critical Thinker

Life-long Learner

Pathway - Formal

•Experienced Registered Nurse (accredited Bachelor of Nursing in Australia).

•Completion of an approved Masters course with at least 3 years full time (5,000hrs) advanced practice (within the past 6yrs).

•Meet the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia (NMBA) standards for NP endorsement.