Nganampa Health Council is an Aboriginal owned and controlled health organisation operating on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in the far north west of South Australia. Across this area, Nganampa Health operates seven clinics, assorted health related programs including sexual health, environmental health, dental, women's health, Chronic Diseases, Eye Health, Child Health and Mental Health.
The health service has a sustained national reputation for best practice clinical services, leading edge collaborative program research and development and for the collection of outcome data as a basis for ongoing evaluation. The organisation's clinics are AGPAL Accredited, modern facilities staffed by a multidisciplinary team comprising Anangu Health Workers and Nurses, supported by Program Coordinators and experienced Medical Officers to provide clinical care to each local community.
Nganampa Health Council is widely recognised as being the exemplar Aboriginal health service in the country. Their successes include significantly reducing the rates of sexually transmitted infections, increasing birth weights through their antenatal program and consistently keeping childhood immunisation rates at 90% and above.
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The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands is located in the far north-western region of South Australia. It covers approximately 103,000 sq km with a population of approximately 3,000 Anangu people. The region is freehold land controlled by the Anangu people. This is a stunning area filled with natural beauty, and our communities have everything you need with no frills. You'll have access to an IGA, schools, arts centres, and potentially even a pool!
Moving to this naturally beautiful region offers people the chance to see and experience more of the true Australian outback than most ever will, all while getting paid!
Nganampa Health Council are currently seeking several clinic-based Registered Nurses and Registered Nurse Midwives to join our dedicated teams in South Australia. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team, passionate about providing care to local Indigenous communities.
Working collaboratively with, and under the direction of, the Medical Director and Clinical Service Manager, you will be responsible for delivering primary health care and assisting in the early detection and management of chronic illnesses. These positions are based in our community clinics, open from 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday, supported by a nurse and doctor on-call after-hours.
Key responsibilities will include:
As our newest RN or RN-Midwife, you will be experienced in providing acute healthcare, and passionate about equal quality of care for all. The ability to communicate and participate effectively within a cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary health team and a demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal health will be beneficial.
Our successful candidates will:
To be considered as an RN Midwife you must have significant experience in acute general work, gained within the last 5 years.
Ideal candidates for either role will hold post-basic nursing qualifications in Emergency Care, Critical Care and or rural and remote area Nursing, although this is not essential.
Please note: You must hold a valid manual driver's license, a Working with Children's Check, and be willing to undergo a Police Check prior to commencing.
About the Benefits
Successful candidates will be generously rewarded with an attractive salary package equivalent to $243,000 - 264.000 commensurate with remote area experience. This is comprised of a base salary and non cash benefits of $32,000, including:
Additional benefits include:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
If you have a diverse background in clinical experience, including in clinical acute medicine, A&E, paediatrics and/or Aboriginal health care - then click 'Apply Now'!
Please note: Applications will close at 5:00pm on Friday 23/02/2024
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