Base General Practice Nurse
- Full time 12 month contract
- Based in Port Augusta
- Supportive team environment
About the RFDS (Central Operations)
We are leaders in providing aeromedical and primary health care services to people in remote, rural and regional locations across South Australia and the Northern Territory. As we head toward our 100th year of providing services, we launch a new strategic plan with a focus on becoming more specialised, more innovative and a better connected health service provider.
About this Opportunity
As part of our dynamic multidisciplinary Primary Health Care Team, the Base General Practice Nurse provides comprehensive complex patient care for people living in remote and isolated areas of the far North and West of South Australia. With a focus on health promotion, illness prevention and community development, the Base General Practice Nurse coordinates holistic care to achieve better health outcomes for patients and consumers. Based in Port Augusta, the role also assists to cover Primary Health Team FIFO rosters as required.
An AHPRA registered nurse with extensive community nursing experience, you are a passionate advocate for Primary Health Care, including patient education and health promotion. Possessing high level clinical documentation skills, you are computer savvy with clinical software, Best Practice and PenCS CAT4. Holding ALS accreditation and knowledge of emergency resuscitation techniques, you are able to assist with caring for critically ill or injured patients should the need arise. A confident, independent practitioner, you also enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Your strong communication skills enable you to adapt easily to the needs of a variety of stakeholders.
Why join us?
As part of our team, you can expect to be provided with challenging, interesting work and be supported to achieve your best. The RFDS offers attractive remuneration, including salary packaging benefits, within a supportive environment where our people are valued and professional development is encouraged.
If you are keen to work in an organisation that makes a real difference to all Australians, apply now.
For the position description (including selection criteria) please click here.
Applications close 2 December 2020
Please note, we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application as early as possible.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a diverse, safe and supportive work environment. Aboriginal people are strongly encouraged to apply.