Remote Area Nurse

Nursing 6 Sep 2019

  • Great ros­ter — 6 weeks on 8 weeks off
  • Part time opportunity
  • Accom­mo­da­tion provided

About the RFDS (Cen­tral Operations)

We are the leader in pro­vid­ing emer­gency aeromed­ical and essen­tial pri­ma­ry health care ser­vices to peo­ple who live, work and trav­el in rur­al and remote Aus­tralia. As we approach our cen­te­nary of sav­ing lives, we have launched a new Strate­gic Plan with a focus on becom­ing more spe­cialised, more inno­v­a­tive and a bet­ter con­nect­ed health ser­vice provider.

About the Opportunity

RFDS Cen­tral Oper­a­tions oper­ates pri­ma­ry health care clin­ics in Mar­ree, Andamooka and Mar­la in remote South Aus­tralia. We are seek­ing an expe­ri­enced and enthu­si­as­tic Remote Area Nurse (RAN) to join our pri­ma­ry health care team in Mar­ree. The clin­ic is open Mon­day to Fri­day (08301700) with an after hours on-call ser­vice. RFDS Cen­tral Oper­a­tions oper­ates a two staff mod­el with attrac­tive ros­ter­ing allow­ing for improved flex­i­bil­i­ty and lifestyle.

About you

You will be an AHPRA Reg­is­tered Gen­er­al Nurse, with a sound ground­ing in pri­ma­ry health care, good clin­i­cal assess­ment skills, a sense of adven­ture and a pro­fes­sion­al approach to ser­vice deliv­ery. The right per­son will also enjoy work­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers and the broad­er mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary health team in the deliv­ery of pri­ma­ry health and emer­gency care. You will be high­ly moti­vat­ed, flex­i­ble and eager to make a dif­fer­ence in the health of this remote community.

Our Ben­e­fits

As part of our team you can expect to be pro­vid­ed with chal­leng­ing, inter­est­ing work and be sup­port­ed to achieve your best. This is an excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty offer­ing attrac­tive remu­ner­a­tion includ­ing salary pack­ag­ing, accom­mo­da­tion and gen­er­ous con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion options.

New to remote work? We’d love to hear from you.

If you are keen to join our team in pro­vid­ing the finest care to the fur­thest cor­ner, apply now.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please call Judy White­head ph: (08) 8238 3333

For the posi­tion descrip­tion and to apply please click here.

Appli­ca­tions close: 23 Sep­tem­ber 2019

The Roy­al Fly­ing Doc­tor Ser­vice is an Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty Employer