Registered Nurse (Chronic Disease)
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Job Title : : Registered Nurse (Chronic Disease)
Job Reference : : 90287
Location : : Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Posted on : : Sun Jun 18, 2017
Ad expires : : Tue Jul 18, 2017
Job Type : : Full-time
Experience required : : Any experience
Job category: : Healthcare & Medical
 Job Description
About the Organisation

The Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service (OVAHS) is a community controlled primary health care service. It provides culturally appropriate curative and public health services for Indigenous people in and around the town of Kununurra which is situated in the East Kimberley.

Preventative and public health programs include GP clinics, maternal and child health, women's and men's health, chronic disease, sexual health, mental health and drug and alcohol. Staff include doctors, Aboriginal health workers, registered nurses, health promotional workers and allied health professionals.

About the Opportunity

Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service is looking for a full-time Chronic Disease Registered Nurse to join their growing team in Kununurra, WA.

Reporting to the Health Operations Manager, you will be primarily responsible for providing integrated, person-centric primary health care to clients who are either at risk of developing, or have been diagnosed with a chronic condition. You will work as part of the OVAHS team in providing a quality and client-focused health care environment.

To be considered for this role you will need to hold current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse with at least 3 years post graduate nursing experience. You will have a sound understanding of health issues faced by Aboriginal people in rural and remote locations, and will have demonstrated knowledge of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.

Although not essential, the following will be highly regarded:

* Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

* Previous experience in the use of clinical software

About the Benefits

OVAHS offers a stable, safe and supportive work environment with GPs, Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers, Health Promotion Officers, and Allied Health Workers. It is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience.

You will receive an excellent remuneration package plus super, commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus enjoy working regular hours, Monday-Friday, with no weekends or shift work, giving you the perfect work life balance and time to enjoy what matters most to you.

In addition, you will gain access to a wide range of further benefits, such as:

* Generous Salary Sacrificing scheme;

* 5 weeks leave per year;

* An electricity allowance (Oct-Mar at $6.16 per day);

* Accommodation provided at $200 rent per week; and

* Annual airfares to the value of $1,800 p.a. (after 12 months of employment).

Don't miss out on the chance to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in a stunning outback location. Make a positive difference - Apply Now!

Candidates MUST be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents and/or the right to live and work in Australia, as OVAHS does not undertake sponsorships.
Ad expires: Tue Jul 18, 2017
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