Great career opportunity and exciting challenges. Join our team and make a difference in the community. The Remote Area Nurse – Clinical Nurse for the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service (TCHHS) is to provide comprehensive Primary Health Care in the remote centre of Napranum. The primary responsibilities of these roles are to provide care that is appropriate and accessible to members of the public. This is assisted by close, productive and welcoming relationships with community members as well as visiting health service.
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The Clinical Nurse (CN) demonstrates clinical leadership and management qualities in the provision of quality, cost effective, patient centred nursing care in consultation with other members of the Primary Health Care (PHC) team and in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s National competency standards for the registered nurse.
The successful applicant will provide best practise nursing care in the assessment and treatment of patients to promote, maintain and improve their health, functional ability and quality of life.
They will to assist in the provision of comprehensive Primary Health Care and Acute Care to the remote primary health care centres of Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service (TCHHS).
The primary responsibilities of these roles are to provide care that is appropriate and accessible to members of the public. This is assisted by close, productive and welcoming relationships with community members as well as visiting health service stakeholders.
To be successful in this role you will have:
Demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation including Health and Hospitals Network Act, Workplace Health and Safety Act, and Equal Employment Opportunity Legislation and other relevant legislation.
Demonstrate knowledge and practice in the application of evidenced based clinical management, diagnostic investigation and pharmacological management of patients in TCHHS.
High level of communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with hospital and community health providers within the Torres Cape Hospital and Health Service and beyond.
Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture.
If this sounds like the right fit for you, Torres and Cape can offer you:
Total Remuneration value up to $121 252 comprising salary of $108 928 p.a
Generous employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%)
Salary packaging option to increase your take home pay
Requirements for the role:
Post graduate qualification in Nursing or working towards is highly desirable.
RIPEN or similar qualification or working towards is highly desirable.
For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.
About Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Services visit TCHHS website
How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.
Do you need more information? Simply call the contact person listed on the role description.
Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies