Nurse / Midwife Clinical Specialist - Remote Communities

Northern Territory Government

Base pay $128k - $137k
"$127,689 - $137,065"
Permanent Full time Standard business hours
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Full job description

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Central Australia Region

Primary and Public Health Care – Casual Pool
Nurse 4, Remuneration package range $127,689 - $137,065 (Casual employment is based on an hourly rate of $67.65 per hour.)

Furnished accommodation with amenities (electricity/landline/internet) is provided during placements.

Central Australia Region Primary and Public Health Care (PPHC - Remote) offers more than desert and remote places; we offer the opportunity to make a difference. Nowhere else will you experience the vast diversity of nursing other than in rural and remote central Australia, from outback sunsets to diverse friendly outback communities, Primary and Public Health Care offers fantastic opportunities for Remote Area Nurses.

PPHC – Remote are increasing the “Casual Pool” of suitably qualified nurses to provide relief for 4 – 6 week placements in remote primary health care clinics You will be working within a multidisciplinary health team providing primary health care and emergency services in a culturally appropriate manner to meet the needs of clients and their families. Services are provided within a clinical governance framework and there are learning opportunities in all aspects of service delivery.

This position requires broad based clinical nursing experience relevant to Primary Health Care practice. Applicants are required to hold a current remote emergency qualification, maternity emergency qualification and a Vaccination Providers Certificate recognised by NT Health. Applicants will have experience driving a manual vehicle and be eligible to obtain an NT drivers licence and be able to travel via 4WD or light aircraft to remote communities in Central Australia. Successful applicants will be required to participate in a 24/7 Emergency on Call roster and may be required to provide relief in other remote sites at short notice.

For further information please contact Nursing Recruitment Coordinator on 08 89517829 or email PHCCARecruitment.DOH@nt.gov.au

Quote vacancy number: 70222630
Vacancy closing date: 17/08/2022


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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Job details
Date posted
27 Jul 2022
Expiring date
17 Aug 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Maternal, Midwifery & Obstetrics
Above avg.
$128k - $137k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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