WA Practice Nurses Association, Inc.
(ABN: 77 328 742 618)


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Useful Links

    The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is the organisation responsible for the registration and accreditation of ten health professions across Australia.
  • ANF
    The ANF is the national union for nurses in Australia. A range of policies, guidelines and position statements are available to assist nurses in their places of employment.
  • Australian College of Nursing
    In 2012 the Royal College of Nursing Australia and The College of Nursing unified to become the 'Australian College of Nursing'. ACN is a key national professional nursing organisation open to nurses in all settings and at every stage of their careers. It is also an authorised higher education provider and registered training organisation and the Australian member of the International Council of Nurses.
  • Australian Practice Nurses Association
    A national, professional association, run by Practice Nurses for Practice Nurses.
  • Breast Cancer Network Australia
    Breast Cancer Network Australia offers support and information to patients and provides a network that attempts to ensure that the needs and issues of breast cancer sufferers are addressed.
  • BreastScreen WA
    BSWA provides information about breast cancer and keeps you informed on breast screening mammography services - both rural and metropolitan.
  • Cancer Council Western Australia
    The Cancer Council provides information on cancer and offers support for patients and their families.
  • Curtin University School of Nursing and Midwifery
    The Curtin University School of Nursing and Midwifery offers courses at graduate and postgraduate level.
  • Department of Consumer and Employment Protection
    DOCEP provides information on awards, wages and conditions for Western Australian workers.
  • Department of Health Western Australia
    The Department of Health provides information on issues concerning health services in Western Australia.
  • The Edith Cowan School of Nursing and Public Health
    Edith Cowan University offers courses in nursing and public health at graduate and postgraduate level.
  • Encore
    Encore is a YWCA registered Australia-wide program, conducted for women, by women, to assist those who have had breast cancer.
  • Farmsafe WA
    The Farmsafe Australia network is interested in protecting the health and safety of farmers, workers, family members and visitors to farms.See also Safefarms
    All Safe Farms WA activities are focused on supporting the farming industry.
  • Healthfit24.com
    A health directory that may be of interest to members.
  • LiveLighter - Helping You Lead A Healthier Lifestyle.
    LiveLighter aims to encourage Australian adults to lead healthier lifestyles. The site includes many free and helpful tools and a link to the Swap It, Don't Stop It program.
  • Department of Immigration and Border Protection, also please see
  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council
    ANMAC is the independent assessing authority authorised by law to conduct these assessments for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
    Note: Please also check the APHRA link above for further information regarding immigration.
  • Primary Health Networks
    PHNs have been established with the key objectives of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes,and improving coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place at the right time.Please also see below the link for WAPHA.
  • Melanoma WA
    This site has been created and is maintained by someone living the melanoma journey.
  • Mesothelioma - Cancer Council Australia
    Mesothelioma is a cancer affecting the mesothelial cells which cover most internal organs. There are two main types of mesothelioma; pleural and peritoneal. This site has detailed information and useful links.
  • The Mesothelioma Centre
    Australia has the highest incidence of mesothelioma in the world. The Mesothelioma Center is an up-to-date resource for all things mesothelioma ranging from mesothelioma disease to mesothelioma statistics.
  • National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre
    National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC) is Australia's national authority and source of evidence-based information on breast and ovarian cancer.
  • Nursing in WA
    The Department of Health provides news and information on issues concerning the nursing profession.
  • Office of the Chief Nursing Officer
    The office is a division of the Department of Health and is responsible for leadership, advice, information and guidance on all issues relating to nursing and midwifery. Since July 2014, Karen Bradley has held the position of Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer (CNMO).
  • SafetyLine: Online
    Laws, regulations and resources concerning occupational health and safety.
  • Silver Chain
    A private organisation providing many nursing services in the metropolitan community area.
  • United Voice
    United Voice is an organisation of Australian workers, united by belief in the dignity of workers and the right to fair and just treatment at work.
  • WA Primary Health Alliance: WAPHA
    WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) is the organisation that oversees the strategic commissioning functions of the three Western Australian Primary Health Networks: Perth North, Perth South and Country WA.

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Job opportunities

8th January 2018
Practice Nurse Required - R.N. - Part-time - General Practice - Oxford Street Medical Centre - Leederville WA
Approximately for 14 hours per week, times can be discussed to suit (within reason) with the suitable candidate.
Ability to cover for holiday and sick leave is also required.
Computer literacy is essential and previous practice nurse experience would be a decided advantage.

We can offer you :
- a valued position as part of a professional, caring and supportive clinical and admin team
- a well-equipped, accredited, computerised and modern work environment
- a lovely patient base and good coffee (or tea if you prefer)
- competitive hourly rate, based on experience and ability

In return, we look for a professional, enthusiastic and caring work ethic, the ability to communicate well and work effectively as part of a team.

Please reply in confidence, outlining a brief background and / or C.V. or any questions, to the
Practice Manager, Carol, at - caroloconnor@westnet.com.au - or you may wish to call 0422506878. Thank you.

Advertising of job opportunities

Thank you for getting in contact with us regarding the advertising of a position at your surgery. We would be happy to
assist you in this regard. Advertising and/or postings to membership require a $50 donation for administrative costs.
Current members (of at least 1 year), will receive a 1 month gratis for advertising.
We then promote this for you direct to all members via email and via our website.
The website advertising is kept on our site for a month.
If the position is successfully allocated within that time frame, it would be very helpful if you could contact the Secretary on 0449256648
so it can be removed from the website.

Our banking details are as below:
Bendigo Bank
BSB 633000 Acc no 128982683
Subject line: include your name and the word advert please
Alternatively you can also call the bank and speak to either Andrea or Karen on 9295 6411 (9am to 4pm Tues - Thurs)
or email: andrea@mundaringcommunitybank.com.au . They will take your payment details.

We are in the process of setting up a PayPal account for Seminar payments, but this won't yet give you the option of payment
for advertising. Therefore, we will still need to take your payment via the Bendigo Bank process, as above.