Locum Registered Nurses (Remote Area)

Location South Australia


About Nganampa Health Council Nganampa Health Council is an Aboriginal owned and controlled health organisation operating on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in the far north west of South Australia. Across this area, we operate seven clinics, an aged care facility and assorted health-related programs including aged care, sexual health, environmental health, smoking cessation, dental, women's health, male health, children's health and mental health. When you join Nganampa Health, you are joining a community of primary health care professionals, united by our desire to make a difference.

We learn and experience something new every day, and we are supported by the professionalism and spirit of our colleagues and our organisation. Widely recognised as being an exemplary Aboriginal health service in the country, here at Nganampa Health we understand the power of every small step we make to support the health of our community. We embrace the diversity of our challenge and thrive on the rewards that come with it.

At Nganampa Health, our people are our greatest strength Nganampa Health Council now has multiple opportunities for Locum Nurses to join their clinical teams, based on the APY Lands, remote South Australia. These opportunities are open to candidates from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand as you will operate on a FIFO contract basis for periods from two-six weeks, as required. Please note: If New Zealand based, Nganampa can only accommodate flights to and from Auckland.

Whilst on the APY Lands, you will be responsible for delivering primary health care according to the CARPA Standard Treatment Manual, and assisting in the early detection and management of chronic illness as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Working under the direction of the Medical Director and Clinical Service Manager, some of your areas of responsibility will include: Working collaboratively with Medical Officers, Anangu Health Workers and other health staff to provide primary health care; Treating acute illness and chronic medical conditions, and managing computerised recalls and patient follow-up care; Child health monitoring and immunisations; Patient health education; Assessment and referral of social welfare issues; Public health screening for STI, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis A, B & C; Public health surveying and programs; General education support for Anangu Health Workers; and Day-to-day administration of the clinics. On offer is an extremely attractive salary package including cash benefits of $175,000 – 181,000 with additional grossed up non-cash benefits estimated at $42,000 Successful candidates will also be supplied with rent-free modern accommodation in APY Lands communities for the duration of your contract, including electricity and gas Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will close at 5:00 pm on Friday 19th October 2018..

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11 Oct 2018


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