Registered Nurses (Rural Area)

  • Employment Office
  • Australia and Oceania,--New South Wales
  • Jun 05, 2017
Full time Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

Job Description

About the Organisation
Brewarrina Aboriginal Health Service Ltd (BAHSL) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving not only the health but the youth, culture, education and housing of the organisation's clients and the Brewarrina community in general. Operating with close ties to the accredited Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service, BAHSL services are available to the surrounding communities and small towns in the area, and provide a resource centre for:
* Health related issues
* Medical advice and treatment
* Individual and family counselling
* Information and advice about issues relating to substance abuse
* Sexual health services
* Family violence
* Children's health/issues
* Adolescent health
* Women's and men's health
* Healthy lifestyle (including healthy eating)
* Eye Health

About the Opportunity
Brewarrina Aboriginal Health Service Ltd (BAHSL) has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (Rural Area) to join their multidisciplinary team of dedicated health professionals working throughout in Brewarrina, NSW.

In this role, your primary focus will be on planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating Enhanced Primary Health Care plans for the program's clients, in collaboration with BAHSL Aboriginal Health Workers.

To be successful in this position, you will be a Registered Nurse (List A) with experience providing Primary Health Care to those suffering from chronic disease and across a range of other settings. You will require experience in working with Aboriginal communities, and have an understanding of health issues in rural/remote areas and the impact of socio-economic factors on Aboriginal communities. A proven commitment to improving the health of Aboriginal people is essential.

Candidates with previous experience in wounds management, community care, and adult immunisation will be highly regarded.

You will be a team player with the demonstrated ability to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate health programs. You'll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable you to liaise effectively with a variety of stakeholders, and provide a range of reports and submissions. You'll need to be computer literate, with the ability to work with a Patient Information Referral System. A current driver's licence is also essential.

Please note: Candidates are required to hold registration with AHPRA, a working with children check, and a criminal history check.

BAHSL will reward your commitment with an excellent base salary (dependent upon skills and experience) and access to salary sacrificing arrangements!

Applicants currently located outside the Brewarrina region will be considered - and you'll enjoy assistance with relocation costs (reimbursed after probation period) and help in finding suitable rental accommodation!

Advance your career in Aboriginal health in this varied role - APPLY NOW!

Please note, due to the nature of this position, Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

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