Registered Nurse - Level 2 (KRS)

  • Employment Office
  • Western Australia, Australia
  • 05 Apr, 2018
Permanent Full Time Registered Nurse

Job Description

About Kimberley Renal Services
Kimberley Renal Services (KRS) includes 4 Renal Health Centres based in Fitzroy Crossing, Broome, Kununurra, and Derby and a mobile prevention unit.

The incidence of Kidney Disease in the Kimberley is one of the highest in Australia. Chronic Kidney disease (CKD) and End-Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) incidence within the Aboriginal population of the Kimberley greatly exceeds the national burden of disease. Dialysis prevalence for this region has more than tripled in the last decade and is increasing at a much faster rate than in the rest of Western Australia (WA).

KRS and the regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) have developed a renal strategic plan to help combat this health crisis. This has enabled many patients to return to the Kimberley from Perth, which is 2,500kms away, to receive their treatment.

About the Opportunity
Kimberley Renal Services now has two opportunities for dedicated Registered Nurses - Level 2 to join their KRS team in Derby, WA, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, you will manage a client caseload and deliver culturally safe nursing care in accordance with unit protocols and best practice guidelines. This role will also require you to lead the shift and support the skill development of junior staff.

To be successful in this position, you will need to be eligible for national registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), along with advanced renal clinical skills and experience in the renal field (including acute and in centre dialysis).

About the Benefits
KRS is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience, with staff development programs, not only encouraged but often paid for by the organisation. This is a great opportunity to develop your career and help make a change in Aboriginal health practices.

For your hard work and dedication, you will receive an attractive salary of $86,234 per annum plus super. In addition, you will benefit from accommodation allowance of $13,000 and annual airfares (after 12 months of employment) to the value of $1,683.

Don't miss this exciting and rewarding opportunity to have a positive impact on the health outcomes of Indigenous communities in the spectacular Kimberley region - Apply Now!

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