Nurse- DIV 1 ACCHO



Position Description:


Great benefits and perks and super friendly team
Multidisciplinary team, including Aboriginal Health workers, GP’s and admin team
Position may attract a Relocation/Retention Grant up to $14000

About the role

Seeking a Registered Nurse to work alongside the Aboriginal Health Practitioner and Allied Health Staff to provide high-quality health care to the community of Robinvale.
Provide clinical care/triage, assist the GP with minor procedures, vaccinations, Chronic disease management ATSI health checks and health, promotion/screening/disease prevention, Childhood vaccinations, Mental Health consultations, and General illness.
Involvement in health promotional activities and expected to co-ordinate promotional activities to increase the screening of the clients
You will work with a varying diversity of cultures and a low-socioeconomic population in Robinvale, however, the main focus is the indigenous population.

Benefits & Perks

Will pay above Award level salary depending on experience
Initial accommodation paid and subsidized thereafter
In-depth orientation package and lots of support
Salary packaging and benefits
Professional development,
Cultural safety training

Skills and experience

Registered Nurse Division 1 with current AHPRA registration
Must have experience in general practice, or community nursing (ESSENTIAL)
Knowledge and understanding of the health issues that face Aboriginal people and their communities. Respect, understand & acknowledge the traditions of Aboriginal people (ESSENTIAL)
An understanding of a Community Controlled Health Organisation
Knowledge of current immunisation schedule, diabetes management, asthma management, enhancing primary care items, infection control, CPR and emergency resuscitation techniques, equipment & drugs.


Practice Details:


The Murray Valley Aboriginal Cooperative is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a diverse range of programs from childcare, kindergarten, health, medical, well-being, housing, and aged care for the Aboriginal people in Robinvale. Our main focus is on self-determination, empowerment, and resilience
The health practice staff includes chronic disease clinical supervisor, Division 2 nurse, mental health nurse, midwife/nurse, diabetes educator, full-time Aboriginal health worker, visiting cardiologist and other visiting allied health services includes a Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, Australian Hearing and Optometry, Dental Services and an excellent administration team, receptionist and a community driver. They also have Mental Health clinicians with Family services and AOD.
MVAC also offers housing, aged care, NDIS providers, and men’s time out/outreach services.

The Robinvale region is home to at least five indigenous groups with traditional ownership belonging to people from the Latji Latji and Tatitati/Dadi Dadi people. The town is in close proximity to Mildura and Swanhill in Victoria. It is located on the banks of the Murray River. There are wonderful nature reserves and outdoor activities
For more information about this beautiful area please click here
https://www.visitthemurray.com.au/places-to-go/west/swanhill/discover-more/robinvale-region

To apply:  please click here and upload your CV and cover letter addressing the skills and experience listed.
If you have any questions or would like some more information you can contact the recruitment team at recruitment@rwav.com.au or call 03 9349 7800

About the Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
RWAV is a not-for-profit government-funded organisation improving health care for rural, regional, and Aboriginal communities in Victoria.
RWAV provides a range of activities and support to improve the recruitment & retention of health professionals to rural & regional Victoria.
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Robinvale, VIC, AU