Remote Area Nurse – Miwatj Health – East Arnhem Land

Remote Area Nurses – Miwatj Aboriginal Health Corporation
(Acute, Chronic, Child Health, Men’s Health)
  • One of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal healthcare.
  • Competitive salary of $115,032 to $123,580 per annum (4% increase in July 2023)
Take your clinical skills to the frontline and make a difference where it’s most needed. Miwatj Health is seeking experienced Registered Nurses to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary teams in clinics across East Arnhem Land.
As a Remote Area Nurse (RAN), you will provide high quality, evidenced-based care; education for assigned health programs (e.g. Chronic Disease, Child Health, RHD); and participate in routine service delivery of vaccinations to the community. Miwatj Health RANs are clinical experts—in this role, you will mentor students and Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs), support AHPs as the primary health carers within the community, and work to build stronger communities together with the wider Miwatj Health team.

RAN clinic location options include Galiwin’ku, Gapuwiyak, Milingimbi and Ramingining. All successful applicants will have access to a range of benefits, including :

  • Competitive salary of $115,032 to $123,580 per annum (4% increase in July 2023)
  • Ability to Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650pa on Meals and Entertainment
  • 6 Weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • 10.5% Superannuation
  • Miwatj Annual Leave Travel Assistance up to $2,000
  • Fares 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
  • Housing and utility package
  • Relocation and Repatriation assistance
  • Full time employees maybe eligible for a Retention Bonus starting at $10,000 (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria)
About Miwatj

Miwatj Health is an independent Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Service. Established in 1992, we’re committed to securing quality health care services across the East Arnhem and enabling Yolŋu powered community health and wellbeing. Miwatj provides culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care to over 6,000 remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents across 3 East Arnhem wards. With a Head Office in Nhulunbuy, Miwatj also manages a Corporate Office in Darwin, 7 fixed clinics across the East Arnhem region, and dedicated outreach teams who travel to 3 additional locations.

Essential Requirements

This role will see you working in a remote Aboriginal community. All applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to Aboriginal Community Control, self-determination, and the issues faced by Yolŋu people living in remote settings.

To apply, please ensure you have:
  • Current Registration and Practicing Certificate as Registered Nurse through AHPRA
  • a current Remote Emergency Care Course certificate and/or Advanced Life Support certificate;
  • a current accredited immunisation certificate (recognised in the NT);
  • a Remote Pharmacotherapeutic Certificate (or equivalent);
  • manual driver’s license; and 3 – 5 years post-graduate experience with advanced clinical skills and competencies applicable to remote settings (including the ability to triage, work independently, and participate in afterhours emergency calls and First Response).
Vaccination & Immunity Screening

Miwatj Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all workers and users of its healthcare centres. In accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Guidelines, National Safety and Quality Health Care Service Standards, and other local policies, guidelines and procedures, we mandate that all staff abide by our Staff Vaccination and Immunity Screening Policy (to be supplied to all successful candidates).

Successful applicants must be willing to travel in small charter planes, and the ability to drive a 4WD will be looked upon favourably.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Lauren Lester on 08 8982 1002 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

 

 

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1051
Salary: $115,032 to $123,580 plus salary packaging
Salary From: £115032
Salary To: £123580
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: East Arnhem
Job Types: Nursing
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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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$115,032 to $123,580 plus salary packaging
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