Chronic Disease Registered Nurse - Western Australia
Your chance to work for a fantastic aboriginal health service in the Kimberley's as a Chronic Disease Registered Nurse Are you a Registered Nurse with excellent chronic disease experience wanting to experience what it is like to live and work in remote Australia? Here is your chance to experience the exciting lifestyle of working in the Kimberley's for this well regarded aboriginal health service. Job Details: Permanent full time position Salary of over $91,000 per annum Housing or rental assistance Annual flight allowance 5 weeks annual leave per year Up to 10 days study leave Salary packaging options available 14% leave loading $3000 relocation rebate Uniform allowance Electricity subsidy As the Chronic Disease Nurse care will be personalised and geared to individual needs, and you will spend time with patients to explore their understanding of their condition, treatments, and their role in reaching the best health possible, despite their illness. Some of the main areas of the position will be to: Create and contribute to chronic disease GP Management plans Referring to and working with allied health services, supporting patients to attend both internal and external service appointments Maintaining assessment and pathology schedules, including screening and investigations such as retinal screening or blood tests; Supporting patient self-direction in health care plans and preparing for visiting specialists clinics; Leading continuous quality improvement activities to improve services and outcomes for Aboriginal people; and Utilising the Teach Back method to increase patients’ understanding of treatment and other relevant information.
You will be living in a fantastic town where the population is approximately 6000 people with almost half being aboriginal. Darwin and Broome are easily accessible by a quick flight and you will love the waterways for fishing, and boating. This is a fantastic place to live if you love the outdoor lifestyle with breathtaking gorges, beautiful beaches, rainforests, waterfalls etc.
To be eligible for this position you must: Have current ahpra registration Have experience as a chronic disease nurse Be able to commit to a minimum of 12 months fixed term If you are keen to apply or find out more please email us at contactcuris.com.au or call us on 029188 3989 and a consultant will chat to you in detail as well as send over the job description.
Don't miss this chance of a lifetime to live a fantastic life while really helping this community with their heatlhcare.