Overview

Cummeragunja Health and Development Aboriginal Corporation

Organisation: Cummeragunja Health and Development Aboriginal Corporation

Job Type: Practice /Registered Nurse

Hours: Up to 28 hours per week (negotiable)

Location: 10 Tongala Ave, Moama NSW 2731 (Cummeragunja)

Closing Date: Monday 11 March  2024

Description:
We are currently seeking a Practice/Registered Nurse to join our team to provide a range of clinical services to CHADAC clients and to promote health education programs with a key focus to support the GP clinic.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • A demonstrated knowledge of Aboriginal communities and cultures and an understanding of the issues, particularly in the health area which are affecting Aboriginal people and a demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal people.
  • Collect and maintain accurate patient information and medical records using Communicare and other designated software programs.
  • Consult with CHADAC staff and the General Practitioner to develop and implement protocols, procedures, systems, and client registers to support chronic disease management and clinical pathways.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using computers and particularly with Microsoft Suite and a demonstrated understanding of medical software
  • Participate in the development of strong and collaborative links with service providers (internal and external) to improve the health status of families and the community on a multidisciplinary basis.
  • At least 2 years post graduate experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in providing acute and chronic care in a primary health care setting

Duties will include (please see position description for full details):

  • Provide culturally appropriate primary health care, health assessment, early intervention, case management, health promotion and health education within a team environment.
  • Organising & referring clients for Home Medication Reviews & supporting clients who attend the clinic for medication management
  • Provide prompt and appropriate interventions to individuals and the community who have identified health problems to maintain or improve their health and well-being.
  • Collect and maintain accurate patient information and medical records using Communicare and other designated software programs.
  • Consult with Viney Morgan staff and the General Practitioner to develop and implement protocols, procedures, systems, and client registers to support chronic disease management and clinical pathways.
  • Any other duties as directed by the CEO.

Please send your completed applications; including an application letter addressing the key selection criteria and resume to [email protected] by Monday 11 March 2024.

For further information or for any queries please contact Belinda Day, CEO on 03 5869 3343