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Clinical Nurse - Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service

North West Hospital and Health Service, MORNINGTON ISLAND

An exciting and unique opportunity exists for a Clinical Nurse to join our dedicated team of professionals delivering excellence in healthcare to the residents of Mornington Island. The successful candidate will deliver a range of drug and alcohol services to the community, including but not limited to, health promotion, clinical assessment and treatment, and detoxification coordination in accordance with the harm minimisation framework and community priorities. Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in delivering comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment services within a harm minimisation framework will see you excel in this role.

Use your specialised expertise to make a real and enduring difference in the community and discover the many additional benefits on offer including great professional development opportunities and generous remuneration. Apply now!

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 6 (1)
Workplace Location North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI307137N
Closing date 26-May-2019
Job duration 1 x PFT
Contact person Ruth Dewar
Contact details 4744 9100

Job Ad Reference: MI309137

Salary: Remuneration package of up to $113,024 p.a. (+ any other applicable allowances/benefits including RANIP) comprising salary range of $92,239 - $98,769 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%). (Employer provided assistance with accommodation may also be available for this permanent full-time position)

About North West Hospital and Health Service
The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island.

Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.

Some of the professional benefits include:

  • greater autonomy and responsibility
  • the variety of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • access to professional development and support networks
  • a range of additional financial benefits

About the Role
The successful candidate for this role will demonstrate a broad developing knowledge in professional nursing issues and a sound knowledge base in relation to drug and alcohol assessment and treatment.  Provide quality outpatient care in relation to alcohol and drug use problems via information provision, clinical assessment, risk assessment, case-management, brief intervention, and counselling; and be able to function effectively in more complex situations, demonstrating the capacity to plan, select, co-ordinate, implement and evaluate nursing interventions and use advanced level clinical and problem-solving skills in the clinical management of patient care.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

Working with North West HHS
We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees. Our health service offers generous remuneration packages and employment benefits which include salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

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