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Community Health Nurse

Apply now Job no: 675520
Work type: Part time
Location: Kangaroo Island
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Barossa Hills Fleurieu Region, Kangaroo Island
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $86,370 - $111,154 (pro rata) - Temp P/T (22.8 hrs p/wk, up to 31/07/2019) - RN/RM2C


Joining the Community Health team, you will assist with providing professional, high quality nursing care in the Kangaroo Island community. Striving to improve client health outcomes, you will participate in assessing individual clients’ needs, along with planning, implementing or coordinating appropriate services 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 in the community. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic community nursing care. Promoting positive health outcomes in the community, you will liaise and work closely with Allied Health practitioners working within a multidisciplinary framework. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

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. With experience in person-centred community health nursing practice, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a community healthcare setting.

 The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 675520

Download File 675520 - Community Health Nurse.pdf

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