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Community Health Nurse (Casual)

Apply now Job no: 603946
Work type: Casual
Location: Murray and Mallee
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Riverland Community Health Service, Berri
  • $30.98 p/hr - $42.27 p/hr + 25% loading – Casual (up to 6/10/2017) – RN/RM1
Working as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team across the Riverland Region, you will provide a high quality nursing service to referred community clients. This will encompass holistic client assessments and tailored clinical service provision based on primary health care principles. Functioning autonomously, you will utilise your independent judgement and strong decision-making skills to provide high quality care in the community. Assessing individual client needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual clients or groups. Enjoy working in a department that supports work/life balance and recognises staff achievements. Working for us, you will have access to professional development career opportunities and have the scope to advance a unique service in the Riverland that will make a difference to community clients.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. A current Australian driver’s licence is essential as frequent travel throughout the Riverland region will be required. With demonstrated competence in community nursing practice and associated health issues, you will have an interest in Palliative Care and be prepared to backfill Palliative Care positions. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will possess effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 603946

Download File 603946 - Community Health Nurse - Job Pack.pdf


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