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Expressions of Interest - Remote Area Nurse

There's never been a better time to go remote

Alice Springs, Australia

Reference: 5084900

Are you an experienced RN looking for your next 3-6 month contract?

There's never been a better time to go remote.

Help support people from the world's oldest living culture while experiencing work and life in a small remote community in one of the most spectacular regions of Australia.

Central Australia is free of COVID-19 community transmissions and offers a safer alternative in the current pandemic environment.

Congress offers opportunities in remote nursing, complete with transition to primary and remote support.

The role:

  • Provide primary health care including emergency care, chronic disease management and prevention for remote residents and visitors
  • Participate in the after-hours on-call roster for after-hours medical emergencies accompanied by on-call support worker
  • 3-month contracts are available, but 6 months is preferred

You'll need:

  • A current AHPRA RN registration with at least 2 years' experience
  • A current driver's licence
  • Working with Children Clearance & recent Police Clearance
  • Critical care or remote experience an advantage.

We'll provide:

  • Flights and quarantine accommodation costs. Your accommodation in the community is also provided
  • Salaries starting at $105,593 p.a. (pro rata), $54.15 per hour
  • Generous salary packaging and Remote Area Leave
  • A supportive, low COVID-19 risk nursing environment

As an Aboriginal community-controlled health service, Congress provides comprehensive primary healthcare that is culturally responsive and provided in consultation with local health boards.

For more information on the positions, please contact Team Leader - Remote Response, Rory McGrath-Swan on or Medical Director, Sam Heard on (08) 8951 4458 or

Applications Close: 31 Dec 2020