Remote School Registered Nurse
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Job Title : : Remote School Registered Nurse
Job Reference : : 90281
Location : : Derby, Western Australia, Australia
Posted on : : Tue Jun 13, 2017
Ad expires : : Thu Jul 13, 2017
Job Type : : Full-time
Experience required : : Any experience
Job category: : Healthcare & Medical
 Job Description
About Derby Aboriginal Health Service

Derby Aboriginal Health Service (DAHS) is a dynamic and innovative Aboriginal community controlled health organisation providing comprehensive primary health care services to the town of Derby and surrounding communities. Operating from an award-winning, custom-designed clinic complex, the 50-strong team of Aboriginal Health Workers, GPs, Nurses and Administrative staff has established a reputation for the service as a model of quality primary health care service provision. DAHS is involved in the training and supervision of medical students, pre-vocational trainees and GP Registrars.

About the Opportunity

Derby Aboriginal Health Service (DAHS) has a truly rewarding opportunity for a Remote School Registered Nurse to join their team on a full-time basis in Derby, WA.

Reporting to the Senior Manager Programs and Remotes, you will be primarily responsible for delivery of a comprehensive school health service to include health and development assessments for school-aged children in the Gibb River Road and Jarlmadangah Burru communities. You will also be expected to work with school staff to identify and address the health issues for students in the community schools, and to work as part of the DAHS team in providing a quality and client focused environment.

To be successful in this position you have a current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority - (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse, with demonstrated experience in post graduate nursing. You will also be competent in planning and delivering health promotion initiatives.

DAHS is looking for a candidate who can demonstrate a sound understanding of Aboriginal culture and the issues affecting health and health outcomes for Aboriginal people. You will also have the proven ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with ATSI people and a commitment to best practice guidelines/standards in primary health care provision.

About the BenefitsIn return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $88,287 plus generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay!

In addition, you will have access to annual airfares after 12 months of employment and 5 weeks annual leave, giving you plenty of time to explore the region!

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Don't miss this opportunity to take the next important step in your career and make a positive difference in the community - Apply Now!
Ad expires: Thu Jul 13, 2017
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