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Aboriginal Medical Service Cooperative Limited is looking for a Family Health Registered Nurse

Job title: Family Health Registered Nurse

We strive to improve the quality and range of our services through community interaction and evaluation. We see health as: “Not just the physical well-being of the individual but the social, emotional and cultural well-being of the whole community, this is a whole-of-life view and also includes the cyclical concept of life-death-life” (National Aboriginal Health Strategy 1989).

  • Permanent Role
  • Attractive Remuneration & Benefits
  • Based in Redfern

The position is responsible for maternal and child health services within an Aboriginal Community Controlled health care setting that focuses on the prevention, early detection and management of health problems for Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander maternal women,  newborns, their children and families.

  • make a difference to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Redfern?
  • work as part of an experienced team supporting the delivery of high quality services?
  • leave your mark on an organisation?

Qualifications / Education and Training

To be successful in this role will require to:

  • Holds current general & Midwifery Nursing registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA); with postgraduate Maternal Health and Child Health qualifications.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an acute care setting or medical practice environment
  • A demonstrated ability to work in the community and to promote the development of the Maternal and Child Health Service Model.
  • Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others
  • Strong computer skills including Internet and email, and familiarity with health information
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the National Competency Standards for Registered Midwives
  • Experience working in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health service

Please send your current resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to recruitment@amsredfern.org.au

Applicants are required to have the right to work in Australia. Police checks and Working With Children Checks form part of the recruitment process.

For more details please contact them:

Practice contact number: : 02 9319 5823

Practice contact email: recruitment@amsredfern.org.au

Aboriginality is considered a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.