Primary Healthcare Nurse NT

Healthcare Australia (HCA) is the largest locum nursing provider to Rural and Remote facilities in Australia. We are currently looking for a Primary Healthcare Nurse with a background in corrections and experience dealing with youth. Based in the Darwin metropolitan area the position is offering a four week contract and excellent agency pay rates. HCA is currently looking for expressions of interest for this role.

What HCA is looking for:

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, liaison, negotiation, and conflict resolution with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of Primary Health Care within Indigenous Health
  • Demonstrated Experience in working with Standard Treatment guidelines (e.g. CARPA)
  • Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history and knowledge of issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team, with strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to plan, manage and prioritise tasks
  • Demonstrated high level computer skills, including experience using Microsoft Word and Excel (or similar) as well as the ability to use clinical practice software
  • Demonstrated high standard of written skills in the preparation of detailed reports, general correspondence, and documentations with an understanding of confidentiality

Also desirable skills:

  • Experience in working in an Aboriginal Community controlled Health Service or similar environment
  • Experience working in Adolescent Health setting
  • Familiarity with concepts of Adolescent development, including issues arising from FASD and other developmental issues
  • Familiarity with political and social issues relating to detention of young people

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current AHPRA Registration with a minimum of three years relevant clinical experience
  • Current Immunisation Certificate
  • National Police Clearance
  • NT Working with Children Check; or willingness to obtain
  • Covid19 and Flu vaccination evidence
  • Current Drivers Licence

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity or joining HCA Rural & Remote team, please click ‘APPLY’ or email your resume to [email protected] or phone me on 08 8943 1555

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