Meet our team
Selina Practice Manager
Selina started as a receptionist at East Clinic in 2003 and was appointed Practice Manager following the completion of Certificate 3 in Practice Management and Diploma in Practice Management from UNE in 2005-2006.
She leads a team dedicated to ensuring that our patients are treated with respect and empathy at all times. Selina is passionate about Chronic Disease Management for preventative health care and enjoys spending her spare time with her family, singing, camping and relaxing at the beach.
Kerri joined East Clinic as Saturday morning casual receptionist in 2004 and has since become a full time member of staff - but still oversees Saturday morning reception!
Kerri takes a leadership role in our reception team and enjoys the fast pace and caring environment of our clinic. Patients are her number one priority and she ensures that they are welcomed and made comfortable on arrival and always treated with respect.
In her spare time Kerri enjoys socialising on her back deck overlooking the Brisbane River and keeps active with yoga, kayaking and walking.
James Reception and I.T. Support
James joined East Clinic in 2006 as a relief receptionist, quickly becoming an important part of the team and a full time team member.
He oversees our Information Technology, ensuring our computer systems operate effectively to ensure patients records are up to date. He works closely with our nursing team to ensure patients in our Chronic Disease Management program have regular appointments.
In his spare time James enjoys reading and is a committed PC gamer.
Carolyn started working at East Clinic in 2015. She came to us with extensive administration experience, previously working at Workers Comp QLD, parliamentary services and a medical practice.
Carolyn enjoys her role at East as she can attend to patients needs and maintain a happy and effective work environment. When she is not at work Carolyn loves to grow roses, which she brings to work every week, kayaking and spending time with family and friends
Dianne Endorsed Enrolled Nurse / Reception
Dianne completed her training at Ipswich General Hospital in 1987 and then worked at Kenmore Repatriation Hospital. Before heading to Darwin in 1988. She returned to Ipswich General Hospital in 1994 to work in the Day Procedures and Endoscopy Room until 2008. when she left to work for Dr Grant Elmer.
Dianne loves to be out in her caravan and spending time with her family.
Brenda Endorsed Enrolled Nurse
Brenda completed her nursing training in 1982 at Geelong Hospital before moving to Queensland with her family and working at Townsville, Tully and Greenslopes Hospitals.
Brenda joined East Clinic in 2006 after juggling casual hours here while working as a Maternity Nurse at St Andrew's Private Hospital Ipswich. She is now a permanent Treatment Room Nurse with extensive knowledge and expertise in the areas of paediatrics, post-operative wound care and immunisation.
In her free time Brenda enjoys craft projects, travelling with her husband on his motorbike and catching up with family and friends.
Eleise Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse Eleise started at East Clinic in 2015, having completed her training in 1984 at Ipswich General Hospital. She has an impressive 30 year career in the Public Health System in acute and non-acute nursing.
Eleise enjoys working at East Clinic and is proactive in empowering patients in achieving their best health outcomes. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, reading and gardening.
Janet Registered Nurse
Janet completed her Registered Nurse training at Ipswich General Hospital in 1983 and has worked in general practice around the Ipswich region for the past 30 years. She is passionate about continuity of care for patients to ensure ongoing positive health outcomes. Janet has a particular interest in childhood and adult immunisation.
When not working Janet can be found working on her family's cattle property or catching up with friends.
Teresa is a Medical Receptionist who comes to us with over 25 years experience working for doctors and radiology in the Ipswich region. Teresa is well known and loved by many of our patients as she worked for Dr Grant Elmer for just over 10 years.
Teresa is quickly settling in to our team and she is finding the role busy, exciting, challenging and above all rewarding.
In her down time Teresa loves fishing, caravanning, gardening and spending time with her family and friends. We are lucky to have her working with us.
Nicola Lang Enrolled Nurse
Nicola joined East Clinic in November 2020 and works on a casual basis. Nicola states she had a “midlife crisis” when at the age of 49 she decided she wanted to become a nurse. One of the most challenging and rewarding things she has ever done. Her teachers at Bundamba TAFE nominated her for VET Student of the Year in 2015 and after winning the Regional and State titles, she went on to represent Queensland at the finals in Tasmania. She states she was humbled and so very honoured to have been able to represent this great State of Queensland. Nicola is now part of the Australian VET Alumni Group and is more than happy to talk to people wanting advice about their career paths.
Prior to becoming a nurse she worked as a receptionist at St Andrew’s Private Hospital Ipswich and prior to that worked in the office at the Civic Hall. Nicola is also currently employed at Mater Private Hospital Springfield. She is looking forward to meeting all the lovely patients who attend East Clinic and helping them in any way she can.
Nicola loves spending time with family and friends and enjoys spending holidays at the beach with her husband in their caravan. She is also a member of the Ipswich Orpheus Chorale and enjoys singing with them.
Carmel Registered Nurse
Carmel has worked as an RN for the past 30 years working in Mt Isa, Brisbane and Ipswich. She has worked in the hospital setting in medical, surgical and paediatrics and has many years’ experience in General practice.
Carmel enjoys the contact with patients of all ages and her passion for General Practice is preventative medicine and to assist with Chronic Disease Management planning at East Clinic.
Relaxing in her down time for Carmel is reading, gardening and attending performances of all forms of the arts.