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Registered Nurse – Katherine Family Medical – Katherine

  • Opportunity to be part of a passionate team
  • Relocation assistance to eligible candidates
  • Work Monday to Friday

Why Katherine Family Medical Practice?
Katherine Family Medical Practice, located in Katherine, Northern Territory, are seeking a General Practice Nurse that would like to become an integral part of the Katherine community. This exciting opportunity will see you deliver your best health care, forge strong relationships with your patients and colleagues, and live and work in a stunning location that is considered, “where the Outback meets the tropics”.

What’s in it for you?
Working with Katherine Family Medical Practice not only offers rewarding career options, but a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Attractive remuneration package ($40-$49ph)
  • Relocation assistance to eligible candidates
  • Professional development grants to eligible candidates
  • Opportunity to be part of a passionate team
  • Work Monday to Friday
  • Live in a beautiful location with amazing destinations to explore

What’s the role?
Reporting to the Practice Manager, the successful candidate will manage the provision of services within a Medical Centres’ treatment room and assist healthcare professionals.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Conducting a range of clinical duties, with direction from treating HCPs, including pathology collection, vaccinations, monitoring of ECG, wound dressings, change of linen, clean and sterilise equipment
  • Greeting and building a relationship with patients to create patient ease prior to procedure or treatment; assisting HCPs in procedures; setting up and cleaning before and after treatments and triage of patients
  • Checking emergency trolleys; ensuring treatment room is fully stocked; restocking HCPs’ rooms; ensuring equipment is fully maintained and in working order
  • Ensuring procedures are conducted accurately and to the level required by HCPs including health assessments, preparation and review of care plans, effective management of patient reminder systems and assisting with the management of the annual diabetes and asthma cycles of care

Is the role right for you?
Living and working remotely can be a unique, challenging and rewarding experience. While living remotely, you can learn more about who you are as an individual, while making a positive contribution to the community. You will also have the chance to immerse yourself in a new culture and language while learning from the local indigenous people. You will meet and develop good relationships with members of the community, which will enhance your capacity to work and live in a remote context.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Current registration, as a Registered Nurse, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 1 year experience in general practice or primary health care setting
  • Competent in immunisations of children and adults and conducting HHA and CDM assessments
  • Competent in infection control and cold chain management procedures
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, and ability to work autonomously and as a strong team player
  • Current Police History Check and NT Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card)

What’s it like living in Katherine?
The Town of Katherine is the fourth largest in the Northern Territory, situated 320 kilometres south-east of Darwin on the beautiful Katherine River. Katherine is often called the ‘Crossroads of the North’ as it is located on the junction of the Stuart Highway linking with the north and south and the Victoria Highway to Western Australia. Katherine has a population of more than 11,000 people. it is a thriving regional centre to an area as big as the state of Victoria, providing services to communities from the WA border to the Gulf of the NT. Katherine boasts a modern shopping complex, tourist information centre, boutique shopping, a cinema, modern motels, hotels, restaurants, and cafés.

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link
Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Paul Wallwork on 08 8982 1011 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$40 - AU$50 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

If you’re interested in this opportunity, register your interest with our recruitment team