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Position Details: Registered Nurses – Joyce Palmer Health Service, Palm Island, Townsville Hospital and Health Service. Salary between $60 183 - $77 334 p.a., The remote area incentive package provisions apply to this position (Nurse Grade 5) (Seven permanent positions. Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Purpose of the role: Provide quality evidence based nursing care to the community of Palm Island. This includes provision of emergency, inpatient and outpatient clinical care. We promote integrated service provision across the continuum of care and support appropriate and timely access to care for patients.

Palm Island is the largest island in the Palm group, situated about 70 kilometres north of Townsville. The Joyce Palmer Health Service was officially opened in July 2000 and was named in honour of the late Joyce Palmer, a Palm Island nurse, recognised for her many years of service and dedication to the Palm Island Hospital community. The Joyce Palmer Health Service is an integrated health service, providing both primary medical care through general practice services, a 15 bed hospital with outpatient and emergency facilities and primary health care through a range of programmes to a population of approx 3,000 people. The client/patient group of approx 100 people daily, is representative of the diverse demographic profile of the Palm Island Community and includes child health, elderly, trauma, pre and post natal, chronic conditions, mental health and sexual health clients. The integrated health care team at the Joyce Palmer Health service includes both indigenous and non-indigenous staff, who supports each others roles and a transcultural health care setting.


Enquiries: Paulina Raitilava (07) 4752 5144.
Job Ad Reference: H13TV06237.
Closing Date: Friday, 11 July 2013.

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Job type Permanent Full-time
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Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/H13TV06237
Closing date 11-Jul-2013
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