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Child Health Nurse

Advertiser: Institute for Urban Indigenous Health2.3 out of 52.3 overall rating (11 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
4 Oct 2019
Location
Brisbane, Northern Suburbs
Salary
$80,000 to $89,999 plus superannuation
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Nursing - Community, Maternal & Child Health

Child Health Nurse

What do we do?

The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Limited (IUIH) is a not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation, which leads the planning, development and delivery of comprehensive primary health care for the Indigenous population of the South East Queensland region.

IUIH and its Members serve Australia’s largest and fastest growing Indigenous populations, predicted to reach 131,000 in 2031.

  • Join this dynamic organisation and drive your career forward
  • Competitive Salary Package arrangements are available

This role: The purpose of the child and family health position is to provide support to parents and carers of infants and young children to promote childhood development and parenting capacity. The role will entail health promotion, education, developmental assessments and other clinical care. The position will also ensure care is integrated across other internal programs including Family Wellbeing, Australian Nurse Family Partnership, paediatric services, social health, allied health and primary care services.

The position will be responsible for:

  • Ensure infants and children have a current completed 715 health check
  • Ensure transition of care from maternity services is coordinated and seamless
  • Provide direct support to generalist nurses and AHWs
  • Oversee/provide support for the childhood immunisation program
  • Ensure effective systems are in place for recall
  • Provide timely parenting support and anticipatory guidance
  • Facilitate or co-facilitate both structured and unstructured parenting groups
  • Undertake psychosocial assessment of complex families
  • Participate in the provision and review of best clinical practices

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD)
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Minimum Level I as a Registered Nurse
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Child and Family Health

In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people. As an employer, IUIH values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel safe, accepted, included and welcomed

Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via Seek

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3:00pm Friday 25th October 2019


What do we do?

The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Limited (IUIH) is a not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation, which leads the planning, development and delivery of comprehensive primary health care for the Indigenous population of the South East Queensland region.

IUIH and its Members serve Australia’s largest and fastest growing Indigenous populations, predicted to reach 131,000 in 2031.

  • Join this dynamic organisation and drive your career forward
  • Competitive Salary Package arrangements are available

This role: The purpose of the child and family health position is to provide support to parents and carers of infants and young children to promote childhood development and parenting capacity. The role will entail health promotion, education, developmental assessments and other clinical care. The position will also ensure care is integrated across other internal programs including Family Wellbeing, Australian Nurse Family Partnership, paediatric services, social health, allied health and primary care services.

The position will be responsible for:

  • Ensure infants and children have a current completed 715 health check
  • Ensure transition of care from maternity services is coordinated and seamless
  • Provide direct support to generalist nurses and AHWs
  • Oversee/provide support for the childhood immunisation program
  • Ensure effective systems are in place for recall
  • Provide timely parenting support and anticipatory guidance
  • Facilitate or co-facilitate both structured and unstructured parenting groups
  • Undertake psychosocial assessment of complex families
  • Participate in the provision and review of best clinical practices

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD)
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Minimum Level I as a Registered Nurse
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Child and Family Health

In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to develop your career within this organisation that truly values its people. As an employer, IUIH values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel safe, accepted, included and welcomed

Applications (Resume and brief Covering Letter) must be submitted via Seek

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3:00pm Friday 25th October 2019


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