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Remote Area Nurse – Pintupi Homelands Health Service

Pintupi Homelands Health Service
Pintupi Homelands Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (PHHSA) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) established in 1985, providing holistic healthcare to the Pintupi people of the extremely remote community of Kintore (Walungurru). PHHSA has an extensive range of clinical services and programs.

What’s in it for you?

  • $150,000 Salary
  • Salary Sacrifice $15,900 plus superannuation
  • Flexible FIFO roster – 6 weeks on, 2 weeks off or 3 months on 3 months off
  • Travel and accommodation
  • Fantastic team and work culture

What’s the role?
The role of RAN is to work as part of the PHHS clinical team delivering a comprehensive approach to primary health and integrated emergency care which includes but not limited to:

Maintenance of patient information and management system (which includes recalls and information that are sensitive in nature)

  • Treatment of acute illness
  • 24/7 Emergency care
  • Antenatal and post-natal care
  • Child health care
  • Child and adult immunisations
  • Well person screening
  • Management of chronic disease
  • Sexual health

The RAN must adhere to PHHS core values and proactively contribute to PHHS vision of providing a high quality, culturally safe and appropriate health care.

Is the role right for you?

  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse;
  • Manual Drivers Licence (NT licence after 3 months service) and a willingness to travel by 4WD
  • A minimum of three years full-time broad-based nursing experience demonstrating a sound professional background and ability to work with minimal supervision and/or with autonomy; and
  • Understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal health, principles of Primary Health Care and relevant legislation governing work practice

What’s it like living in Kintore?
Walungurru aka Kintore is situated 530 kilometres west of Alice Springs in the Pintupi Homelands, nestled at the base of culturally important hills, Pulikatjara, meaning two hills. The population is around 450 and mostly made up of Pintupi people with a small population of Walpiri people. The community dates back to 1981 when the Pintubi moved back from Papunya. The main language spoken is Pintupi/Luritja, with other languages such as Warlpiri, Arrenda and Pitjantjatjara also spoken. Often English is a third or fourth language of a community member.

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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:

150,000 Salary
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Job Type:

Nursing

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