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Remote Area Nurse – Red Lily Health Service – Warruwi

  • Base Salary up to $115,300 + Super + Call Out + On Call Allowance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Flexible model/Job sharing available

Why Red Lily Health Board?

The Red Lily Health Board Aboriginal Corporation (RLHB) aims to empower Aboriginal people in the West Arnhem region and address health issues in the community by providing leadership with the long-term vision of establishing a regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service. Work in a dynamic cultural environment that adds interest and satisfaction to the important work that nurses already do. Cultural induction and awareness training is something that Red Lily provide to both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health staff to ensure the best chance of success in improving health outcomes for West Arnhem communities.

What’s in it for you?

  • 6 weeks of leave + additional leave accruals
  • Salary Sacrifice for up to $15,900 per year (non for porfit organisation)
  • Accommodation provided
  • Penalty rates for overtime and call outs!
  • FOIL and On-Call Allowance

What’s the role?

  • Provide & promote a comprehensive Primary Health Care (PHC) service utilising a multidisciplinary approach and endorsed protocols (eg CARPA manuals) and policies.
  • Ensure all documentation, records and health information systems are maintained to ensure continuity of care.
  • Facilitate and provide culturally acceptable health education supporting a community participative approach to local level decision-making.
  • Promote and support Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs) to be first line providers of health care in the community to facilitate the delivery of culturally appropriate health care.
  • Participate in and encourage education and professional development of self, team members and learners.

Is the role right for you?

  • AHPRA Registration and relevant post basic qualifications
  • Experience in or willing to obtain training in the PCIS health system (Primary Care Info System)
  • Full Australian Working Rights
  • Manual drivers’ licence
  • Willing to apply for Land Council work Permit
  • Able and willing to travel by small light aircrafts and 4WD to remote community
  • Willing to participate in an on call 24 hour roster

What’s it like living in Warruwi?

It is currently a 3-nurse/1-AHP post. Housing is provided and on-call is shared between the clinical staff (with a community driver in support).

Warruwi Health Centre is situated on South Goulburn Island 300km NE of Darwin in the Arafura Sea and is home to abundant wildlife and flora that inhabit the beaches, wetlands and swamps and expansive native bushlands. The community population is approximately 500 and has a school, health clinic, Creche, convenience store, arts centre and airport.

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

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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$107,000 - AU$115,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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