Kokotina Tappangga is a mobile clinical unit providing primary health care services and clinical support to Aboriginal individuals, families and communities from various Aboriginal specific service sites and across community settings.
As a Clinical Nurse, you will provide advanced nursing services across the Aboriginal Health Care Services of the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network. Undertaking work that is predominantly clinical in nature, you will provide expert clinical nursing care and individual case management to a defined population of clients. You will be working within a multidisciplinary health care setting to assess clients, select and implement different therapeutic interventions and support programs, and evaluate client progress. You will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others, and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.
SA Health is committed to improving the health of Aboriginal South Australians. Promoting positive mental health in the community and expanding mental health literacy programs, we are developing culturally appropriate models of care for Aboriginal Health and extending Aboriginal community engagement. Increasing access and equity to health services, we are committed to addressing the social determinants of Aboriginal health.
You will need to be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated experience working in a health service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, you will bring a sound understanding of Aboriginal culture, community networks and kinship and the health needs affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the healthcare setting, you will be skilled in presenting information both verbally and in writing in a clear and professional manner.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 23 June 2017
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 616617