Registered Nurse

  • 1 x Full Time Position
  • Located in Nowra (Jane Ardler Centre)

9th April 2023


The Registered Nurse provides clinical care within a primary healthcare setting, with a focus on bridging the gap between mainstream health services and the Aboriginal Community.

  • Infection control management adhered to without exception.
  • Perform pre-consult assessments and observations on existing and new clients within 10 minutes of their arrival.
  • Ensure all medications are administered accurately and appropriately without exception.
  • Ensure all delivery services adhere to all of SCMSAC’s policies and procedures.
  • Remove and dispose of sharps containers on a weekly basis as per SCMSAC procedures.
  • Maintain supplies and check the doctor’s bag once a week, add required equipment within 24 hours.
  • Compliance with National KPIs to report to NSW Health and client care requirements.
  • Participate in CQI activities on an ongoing basis.
  • Cold chain management, twice daily.
  • Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in the health of clients, in compliance with all policies and procedures 100% of the time.
  • Ensure all client and practice information is kept 100% confidential.
  • Maintain clear lines of communication with colleagues, other health professionals and contractors.
  • Stock ordering every carried out on the last day of every month via the designated order form.
  • Comply with the Nursing Profession Code of Ethics.
  • Consistently maintain knowledge of relevant Laws, Acts, Regulations, Standards, Charters, and competencies which affect Australian nursing care practices in line with AHPRA.
  • Attend relevant meetings. Be punctual, prepared, and ready to participate.
  • Actively participate in monthly documented support and supervision sessions.
  • Participate in relevant annual performance reviews.
  • Other duties as reasonably directed by the CEO or delegate

Applications must address the key competencies (selection criteria): For an Information Package containing position description, selection criteria and an employment application, please download above or contact Human Resources via email or call 02 4448 0200.

Preferred applicants will also be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain a new paid employee Working with Children Check (as required by the Act) prior to appointment with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation.

Salary will be in accordance with the South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2022-2025.

Being vaccinated against Covid-19 is an inherent requirement of this role, to ensure that SCMSAC fulfils its WHS obligations. The incumbent must remain up to date with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) national advice regarding vaccines and booster shots.