22 May, 2020

Remote Area Nurses

  • Employment Office
  • Western Australia, Australia
Full Time/Part Time/Casual Aboriginal Health Registered Nurse Nonprofit-Social Services Nurse Public Health Nurse Registered Nurse

Job Description

  • Are you an experienced Registered Nurse with a sense of adventure, looking for something new?
  • Fantastic opportunity to join a well-respected Aboriginal community controlled health service in remote WA
  • Attractive base salary circa $103,911 plus super, additional allowances & accommodation!
  • 6 weeks on/3 weeks off roster - return home or explore the region with paid airfares & additional leave every 6 weeks!

About the Organisation

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (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.

About the Opportunities

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS) is currently looking for experienced Remote Area Nurses to join their team in Kutjungka, WA on a full-time basis, working a 6 weeks on - 3 weeks off roster.

Reporting to the Health Centre Manager, you will be delivering holistic, culturally-appropriate primary healthcare and emergency medical care to communities within the Kutjungka region.

Your day-to-day general duties will include:

  • Providing professional, evidence-based primary healthcare to individuals, families and communities;
  • Delivering health promotion and education activities, coordinating assigned health programs (i.e; Chronic Condition or Maternal and Child Health);
  • Taking a holistic approach to assessing clients, supporting patients to understand their condition, treatment and prevention strategies;
  • Working in consultation with the multidisciplinary health care team to streamline an integrated patient journey across all providers; and
  • Participating in an on-call roster to provide a 24/7 emergency care service.

For more information and the selection criteria please click 'Apply' now!

Be rewarded

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experienceStaff development programs are not only encouraged but are often paid for by KAMS.

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive base salary circa $103,911 plus super, with an additional availability and call out payment at 25% of your base salary.

KAMS offers a fantastic work/life balance, with access to 2 weeks isolation leave and up to $1,200 in isolation airfares after every 6 weeks worked in the community, to give you the opportunity to return home or explore some of the fantastic sights the Kimberly Region has to offer.

You will also have access to a range of additional benefits, including:

  • Fully-furnished accommodation for your time spent in the community;
  • Additional annual airfare allowance up to $1,285, available after 12 months of employment; and
  • Annual district allowance of $2,740 (for a single person) or $5,480 (to include a dependent partner or child).

For someone with an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, this is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in remote communities.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career & enhance your cultural knowledge in a stunning outback location. Make a positive difference — Apply Now!

Salary

$103,911 + super, accommodation, airfares & more!

Occupations

Nursing,   Social Service  

Position

Deliver holistic primary health care & emergency medical support to remote WA communities. 6 weeks on/3 weeks off FIFO roster, huge range of benefits!

Reference or Job Identity Number

123149

Purchase/Authorisation Number

123149

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