FIFO Perm Remote Area Nurses


Posted: 8 Mar 2023

Location: East Arnhem land NT

Miwatj is one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal healthcare with eight clinics and growing across East Arnhem Land.

  • Salary of $115,032 — $123,580
  • Hous­ing and util­i­ty package
  • Relo­ca­tion Assistance

Why Miwatj?

Miwatj is one of Australia’s largest providers of Abo­rig­i­nal health­care with eight clin­ics and grow­ing across East Arn­hem Land, Miwatj are pro­vid­ing health care ser­vices for over 6,000 Indige­nous res­i­dents. Their Board of Direc­tors rep­re­sents com­mu­ni­ties across the region, ensur­ing every deci­sion they make helps empow­er Yol­ngu peo­ple to take con­trol of their lives and direct their own futures.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary pack­ag­ing options
  • 6 Weeks annu­al leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Miwatj Annu­al Leave Trav­el Assis­tance up to $2,000
  • Fly Out Leave
  • 12 Days Per­son­al and 5 Days Com­pas­sion­ate Leave
  • Pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment and study leave
  • Study Assis­tance up to $1,800
  • Post Grad­u­ate Allowance at 2% of Annu­al Salary
  • Full time employ­ees maybe eli­gi­ble for a Reten­tion Bonus of up to $10,000 (sub­ject to meet­ing the eli­gi­bil­i­ty criteria)

What’s the role?

  • To work in the Acute Care Pro­gram in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team to pro­vide high qual­i­ty and evi­dence based care.
  • Deliv­er health pro­mo­tion and edu­ca­tion activ­i­ties, and par­tic­i­pate in assigned health pro­grams (i.e., Chron­ic Dis­ease, Child Health, RHD)
  • Pro­vide cul­tur­al­ly inclu­sive health care to the com­mu­ni­ty with­in agreed pro­ce­dures and protocols
  • Pro­vide high qual­i­ty emer­gency care as per the CARPA Stan­dard Treat­ment and Clin­i­cal Pro­ce­dures manual
  • Work towards the achieve­ment of key per­for­mance indi­ca­tor tar­gets, per­form cycles of care and health checks across the life span.

Is the role right for you?

  • Cur­rent Reg­is­tra­tion and Prac­tic­ing Cer­tifi­cate as a Reg­is­tered Nurse through AHPRA
  • At least 3 – 5 years post grad­u­ate expe­ri­ence with demon­strat­ed advanced clin­i­cal skills and com­pe­ten­cies applic­a­ble to remote area nursing
  • Cur­rent Remote Emer­gency Care Course cer­tifi­cate and/​or an Advanced Life Sup­port certificate
  • Cur­rent accred­it­ed immu­ni­sa­tion cer­tifi­cate recog­nised in the NT
  • Cur­rent man­u­al driver’s license
  • NT Work­ing with Children’s Check Card
  • Cur­rent Remote Phar­ma­cother­a­peu­tic cer­tifi­cate or equiv­a­lent or work­ing towards.

What’s it like liv­ing in East Arn­hem Region?

East Arn­hem has a spec­tac­u­lar land­scape, with rugged coast­lines, remote islands and some of the world’s most bio­di­verse habi­tats. Res­i­dents and vis­i­tors to the region are drawn to its beach­es, cul­ture, lifestyle and trails. The town of Nhu­lun­buy, on the Gove Penin­su­la, is the largest cen­tre in the region.

Want to find out more about this oppor­tu­ni­ty? Please con­tact Megan Den­nis on 08 8982 1002.