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Senior Registered Nurse - Mount Isa

Job Classification
Practice Nurse
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
mount isa QLD 4825
Posted By
Health Workforce

Practice/Organisation Information:

This Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service represents the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the Northwest, and Lower Gulf regions of Queensland. The organisation’s mission is to provide holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and with a strong focus on care coordination. The practice provides a broad range of primary health care and aged care services and are now the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service provider by land area in Queensland.

Position Description:

The position is responsible for specialist community and primary health nursing services that focuses on the prevention, early detection and management of health problems for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team ensure effective screening, service delivery, and administration practices are delivered in accordance with the approved Model of Care. You will provide day to day oversight to the Clinic team ensuring smooth functioning of clinic operations and delivery of clinical care in line with the approved model of care. The role will entail service delivery from designated primary clinic locations and outreach services, under limited supervision, as required.
 
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Nursing Degree or relevant Medical tertiary qualifications with current Nursing Registration with AHPRA as a RN and current practicing certificate
  • Immunisation Endorsement and experience
  • Demonstrated clinic experience, in particular the ability to implement and support a medical/primary health care team and effectively plan and coordinate own and teams workload to achieve results.
  • Ability to demonstrate good clinical skills
  • An ability to communicate and empathise with Aboriginal people
  • Understanding of the principles of primary health care
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of professionals and the public, as part of a team
  • An ability to liaise and work with local communities and relevant Government and non-Government organizations.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi- disciplinary team and understand the Cycle of care Patient system
  • Effective communication skills – written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Demonstrated competence in use of Business Technology, internet and desktop applications; e.g. outlook, word, spreadsheet and database packages
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD) – essential
  • As an AHPRA registered health professional, your registration includes the assessment of a national criminal history check and the provisions of the Blue Card (working with children and young people) requirements. Any changes to criminal history should be advised to the supervisor as soon as practicable.
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Travel and work outside of normal working hours to meet operational delivery requirements

About Mount Isa:

Mount Isa is a mining Town that has grown to be a modern, well-appointed centre of 23,000 people. It is a very cosmopolitan place, with 56 different national origins living and working together in harmony.
The progressive city of Mount Isa is the most important industrial, commercial and administrative centre in Inland Queensland, Australia. Queensland is the second largest state or territory in Australia. Situated 977 kilometres west of Townsville, Mount Isa is an important railhead; has an airport with facilities for jets and is a key road hub for the extensive system of highways linking Brisbane, Townsville, Alice Springs and Darwin.

For more information on this position, please contact our team!


Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
 
Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

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Job Classification
Job Type
Business Type
Community Health Service
Job Title
Senior Registered Nurse - Mount Isa
Salary / Pay Details
Negotiable
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Posted By
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Job Reference
JOB -10003052
Location
mount isa QLD 4825
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