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Remote Area Nurse - Primary Health Care
Posted: 10 Jan 2022
Location: Oak Valley SA
Area Nurse - Primary Health Care vacancy in a remote Australia, 500km NW of Ceduna, and 120km NW of Maralinga.
Oak Valley Health: Remote Area Nurse — Primary Health Care vacancy in an AboriginaI community.
Area Nurse - Primary Health Care vacancy in a remote Australia, 500km NW of Ceduna, & 120km NW of Maralinga. The local population is usually 60 – 80. The clinic is staffed by 2 – 3 Nurses. A successful applicant would be expected to commence on Monday 31/01/2022.
Nurse role include acute care, chronic disease management, immunisation, health promotion programmes, medication and stock management, and clinic support responsibilities. All staff participate in the after-hours on-call roster. Remote Area Nursing requires that clinicians are competent to work independently, and as part of a small team.
OVH provides an opportunity to work with the Health Service GP, Specialist & Allied Health staff as well as visiting RFDS clinicians — Both teams visit each month.
Salary $130,000 — $139,000 (Up to 70.34/hr) plus superannuation, with salary packaging availability. Staff are eligible for 2 weeks isolation leave after 8 weeks on site, with an additional 6/52 Annual Leave. Up to 2/52 Professional Development Leave is available annually. Recruitment travel costs and accommodation are provided. Oak Valley has local mobile coverage and internet access.
This position requires current unrestricted AHPRA nurse registration and the right to work in Australia. You will have > 5 years general nursing experience and be competent in patient assessment, canulation, ECG, and response to acute clinical events. Previous remote clinic experience, REC or completion of the Centre for Remote Health Transition to Remote Area Nursing course is essential. Immunisation certification, Pharmacotherapy training, Point of Care testing competency,- or the willingness to progress these courses — will be valued. A manual drivers license is required. Entry to Oak Valley requires current completed Covid-19 vaccination.
Contact Vaughn Waye for a copy of the job description email@example.com To apply for the position, please forward the following documentation to the General Manager, Maralinga Tjarutja Inc, 43 McKenzie Street, Ceduna 5690 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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