Jo is a nurse practitioner with over 20 years’ experience as a registered nurse. She has a wealth of experience and post graduate qualifications in both acute and primary health care, and significant management and leadership capabilities.
Jo has a passion for learning and personal development, loves working with people to deliver tangible outcomes and has an in depth understanding of Australia’s primary health care system. During her diverse career, she has developed expertise in chronic disease management, cardiac and coronary care, triage, immunisation, wound care and preventative health care.
Jo started her career in the hospital setting, working in a number of roles including coronary care units, infectious diseases wards and intensive care units. She then transitioned to primary health care in 2001 and since then has occupied a number of advanced practice roles. Throughout her career she has obtained post-graduate certificates and diplomas in primary health care, cardiovascular nursing, management, and business, and in 2018 gained endorsement as a nurse practitioner.