Employment Office Perth WA, Australia
14 Feb, 2018Full time
About the Opportunity KAMS now has opportunities for a Remote Area Nurse to join their friendly, multidisciplinary team in Kutjungka, WA, on a full-time basis (6 weeks on, 2 weeks off). Reporting to the Clinic Manager, you'll be required to work as part of a team delivering coordinated and comprehensive Primary Health and emergency care to members of the Remote Area region. Some of your key responsibilities will include: * Providing quality Primary Health Care to individuals, families and the community according to agreed guidelines and protocols, in order to meet health outcomes; * Coordinating the activities within assigned Portfolios (e.g. Chronic Disease, Immunisation, Sexual Health, Rheumatic Heart Disease, PATS etc.), including meeting monthly reporting and performance measures; * Carrying out data entry into the MMEx Patient Information System and i nforming management of issues affecting security or quality of data; * Assisting management with orientation of new staff as required; and * Referring patients to appropriate external health care providers when necessary. About the Benefits KAMS is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, staff development programs are not only encouraged but are often paid for by KAMS. This role is a highly attractive opportunity for someone with a desire to develop their professional knowledge and experience in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health! While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive salary package including a base salary of $100,962 plus super and a further host of benefits, including: * On call loading (25% of base salary) * Annual airfares subsidy to the value of $1,285 p.a. (after 12 months of service); * District allowance of $2,7400 (single) or $5,480 (double); * 2 weeks of Isolation Leave every 6 weeks worked; * Accommodation provided when working within the community; and * 5 weeks leave p.a. About the Organisation Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services LTD (KAMS) is a well-established regional Aboriginal community controlled health service, founded in 1986, which provides centralised advocacy and resource support for 6 independent member services, as well as providing direct clinical services in a further 6 remote Aboriginal communities across the region. KAMS has successfully delivered high-quality, accessible comprehensive primary health care s ervices over its 30 years of operation and has provided innovation and national leadership in areas such as health information management and evidence-based best practice in primary health care. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in stunning outback locations. Make a positive difference - Apply Now! Please note: People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.