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Onalenna Mokgobinyane

Practice Nurse, Morley

Sophia Petropoulos

Practice Nurse, Royal Park

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Working in a General Practice setting is different to working in a hospital; you will form lasting relationships with patients in your community, work as part of an integrated care team, plus be in control of your hours – no more evenings or night shifts. Here is why you might like to work with us…

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No day is ever the same

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    Work to your full scope of practice and perform advanced skills such as cervical screening, iron infusions and chronic disease management

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    Manage patients with triage categories 4 and 5 i.e. fractures, sprains, dislocations and wounds requiring suturing

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    Choose to work in a variety of clinical areas i.e. treatment room, occupational health, skin & chronic disease management

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Be in control of the way you work

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    Work where you live and make a difference in your local community

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    No evening and night shifts. Our nurses mainly work between 8am – 4pm (and sometimes to 8pm)

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    Competitive salary

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    5 weeks annual leave (for full time nurses and pro-rata for part time)

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Be a leader in preventative health

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    Make long term, meaningful connections with patients in your community

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    Be a part of the COVID vaccine rollout

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    Help your patients manage their chronic diseases over the course of their lives

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    Keep patients fit and healthy and out of hospital

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Work as part of an integrated care team

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    Achieve optimal patient outcomes by working within a friendly, supportive team of GPs, specialists & allied health practitioners

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    Work as part of a single-point of primary care, including sub-specialities (skin, women’s health, chronic disease management), diagnostic services, pharmacy, dental

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Be supported on your career pathway

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    Clear career path with opportunities for leadership positions

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    Scholarships for further study (coming soon)

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    Secondments available to other medical centres (coming soon)

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    Nurse of the year awards

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    Full induction training and ongoing training and development

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Be a part of something bigger

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    We believe accessible care is one of the best things about our country

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    Join our collective mission to create a healthier Australia

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    We are fighting the pandemic, with a target of 1 million vaccines

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    Together we are building the future of primary care

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    We are investing $50m+ this year alone in facilities, technology and frontline nurses

Why Work With Us Doctors Leichhardt

A Typical ForHealth Medical Centre

    GP room

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      Typically 10-20 GP rooms per centre

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      Each GP has their own dedicated room, set up to their preference

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      GPs typically see 30-50 patients per day, as either walk-ins or appointments depending on their preference

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      The Medical Director of each centre usually runs a clinical team meeting once per week, covering topics from medical advancements to technology upgrades

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    Treatment room

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      Treatment rooms are set up for a diverse range of clinical procedures – from iron infusions, to vaccinations, to wound care

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      They are nurse-led, but all care is delivered in partnership with GPs

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      They provide a great source of learning and education for our medical students and student nurses

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      We are refurbishing and expanding treatment rooms across our network as part of our $50+ million investment over the next 12 months

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    Procedure room

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      State-of-the-art procedure rooms are usually co-located with sub-specialty GP rooms for skin, women’s health and men’s health

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      Equipped with specialist kit, and supported by a treatment room nurse

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      GPs can perform complex procedures whilst protecting the privacy and dignity of their patients

    Procedure Room

    Reception

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      Reception teams are the engine room of each centre – they answer phone calls and greet 600 patients on a typical day

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      Our google review scores are averaging 4 stars over the past 6 months, reflecting how important customer service is to us

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      Behind reception is where you’ll also find our calendar (& cake) for staff work anniversaries – with many employees have celebrated 10+ years with us

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    Dental Centre

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      Fully-accredited by QIP to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards

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      Dentists typically see 8-16 patients per day

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      Centres are mostly fitted with 2-5 modern Kavo dental units with intra-oral cameras and monitors, lab eq, rotary endo and surgical implant equipment, access to digital radiography/OPG and sterilisation room

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      Dentists are supported by skilled dental assistants, dental coordinators and dental state managers

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      The Clinical Advisor Committee comprising of senior dentists provide representation on behalf of clinicians in the network

    Dental Surgery
    Corazon Curic

    "I love working with ForHealth. I have been a practice nurse here for 3 years and the team is supportive and well organised. No day is ever the same at ForHealth and I look forward to continuing to work and grow with the team, and to provide excellence in healthcare to the community."

    Corazon Curic

    Practice Nurse Epping Plaza VIC