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Remote Area Nurse


Posted: 12 Apr 2022

Location: Maree SA

Serving South Australia and the Northern Territory, the team at RFDS Central Operations exists to support happier and healthier Australians, no matter where they live, work or play.

  • Full or part time oppor­tu­ni­ty — Flex­i­ble model
  • Brand New Facil­i­ty — Mar­ree Com­mu­ni­ty Health Centre.
  • Excel­lent renumeration/​Housing/​salary packaging

About the Opportunity

Serv­ing South Aus­tralia and the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry, the team at RFDS Cen­tral Oper­a­tions exists to sup­port hap­pi­er and health­i­er Aus­tralians, no mat­ter where they live, work or play. We con­tin­u­al­ly invest in our peo­ple, infra­struc­ture and tech­nol­o­gy to improve our patient-cen­tred care.

The town­ship of Mar­ree is 660km North East of Ade­laide and is an impor­tant ser­vice cen­tre for the large sheep and cat­tle sta­tions in the area as well as a stopover des­ti­na­tion for tourists trav­el­ling along the Birdsville or Ood­na­dat­ta Tracks. The town has a pop­u­la­tion of approx­i­mate­ly 100 and a dis­trict pop­u­la­tion of approx­i­mate­ly 500. The town has a rich Abo­rig­i­nal and Afghan history.

About you

You will:

  • be a Reg­is­tered Nurse with a min­i­mum of 5 years post qual­i­fi­ca­tion gen­er­al nurs­ing experience
  • have addi­tion­al sig­nif­i­cant remote area nurs­ing experience.
  • Have expe­ri­ence in Emer­gency Nurs­ing, acute nurs­ing, advanced clin­i­cal prac­tice and assess­ment skills
  • have a demon­strat­ed under­stand­ing of the prin­ci­ples of Pri­ma­ry Health care, com­mu­ni­ty devel­op­ment and the social deter­mi­nants of health
  • demon­strate the abil­i­ty to work inde­pen­dent­ly, col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly and effec­tive­ly in a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary environment
  • evi­dence util­is­ing your expe­ri­ence in emer­gency sit­u­a­tions and fol­low­ing estab­lished guide­lines and procedures.
  • have excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills, both writ­ten and ver­bal and the abil­i­ty to demon­strate ini­tia­tive, com­pas­sion and enthusiasm.

Our Ben­e­fits

As part of our remote nurs­ing team, you will be pro­vid­ed with inter­est­ing work and be sup­port­ed to achieve your best. We offer attrac­tive remu­ner­a­tion, gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing ben­e­fits plus rent-free hous­ing, util­i­ties and internet. 

If you have an adven­tur­ous spir­it and enjoy mak­ing a pos­i­tive dif­fer­ence to the health out­comes of indi­vid­u­als liv­ing in remote and rur­al com­mu­ni­ties, this oppor­tu­ni­ty could be for you.

To view the Posi­tion Descrip­tion click Here

To Apply click here. https://​phf​.tbe​.taleo​.net/phf0

For fur­ther details please con­tact Jane Long­mire — Tal­ent Acqui­si­tion Part­ner — 0498317202

The Roy­al Fly­ing Doc­tor Ser­vice is an equal oppor­tu­ni­ty employ­er that fos­ters a pos­i­tive cul­ture and offers a diverse, safe and sup­port­ive work envi­ron­ment. Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander appli­cants are encour­aged to apply.

The RFDS has manda­to­ry Vac­ci­na­tion requirements.