Registered Nurse

Position Location

Cascade Street, Katoomba

Hours per week

40

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position?

No

Minimum Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse (NSW) with current unencumbered AHPRA Registration.

About The Position

This position is based at 23-27 Cascade Street, Katoomba. Suitable applicant will be required to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support, advocate and liaise for the community within the Clinic environment.

  • Liaise between clients and clinic staff and assist with the follow up of clients treatments
  • Provide appropriate referral services – referring clients to appropriate services and community health
  • Monitor local Aboriginal Health problems and needs, and advise the General Manager and/or professional staff
  • Participate in or carry out preventive and health education activities under the supervision of GP’s and or Nursing Staff
  • Promote healthy lifestyle in the community
  • Collect, collate and coordinate health statistics and information processes for the advancement of Aboriginal health and well-being
  • Implement and evaluate public health strategies, programs and services directed to the needs of the Aboriginal community of the region
  • Undertake primary care tasks within the boundaries of your qualifications
  • Work closely with the GP’s and relevant clinic staff to assist with all aspects of the development and delivery of health care plans
  • Develop and maintain contact with communities regarding Indigenous health
  • Assist in the development and delivery of health education programs
  • Provide reports as required on time
  • Liaise with allied health professionals and specialist as required
  • Liaise with other AMS’s and hospitals for client medical and medication records as necessary
  • Ensure good rapport and communication with external health services
  • Actively encourage and promote continuous improvement
  • Liaise with clients for screenings and tests as required

Note: Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification for the above position and is authorized under Section 14D of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No. 48.



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