Gidgee Healing is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our Maternal and Child Health team located in Mount Isa. This position is permanent full time with the opportunity to travel to remote communities!
ABOUT GIDGEE HEALING:
Gidgee Healing (‘Gidgee’) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, with our strategic direction determined by a Board of Directors comprising Aboriginal people from across the region, as well as two skills-based Directors. Gidgee’s organisational mission and vision statements demonstrate a commitment to providing holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and a with a strong focus on care coordination.
The Registered Nurse reports to the Maternal and Child Health Manager and is part of the Health Services team.
The primary function of this position is to provide high quality nursing practice including assessment, examination, treatment and case management, along with contributing to the development of models of holistic health incorporating continuity of care.
The Registered Nurse works within a clinical team environment with the aim of improving the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through the provision of comprehensive and culturally valid primary health care services.
The scope of this position includes clinical and administration.
- Competitive salary (dependent upon years of experience/quals)
- 5 weeks annual leave
- 2 x return flights per annum (up to $900 per flight)
- Professional development incl flights of $5200 p/year
- Yearly retention bonuses
- Salary sacrifice up to $15,600 p/year
The Mount Isa and Lower Gulf region is the gateway to the Outback of Queensland, offers a relaxed and casual lifestyle, with a wealth of camping and exploring, scenic national parks, gorges, as well as top river, lake and open water fishing and recreation.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply!
This position closes COB Sunday 4th August, 2019.