Chronic Disease Registered Nurse


Posted: 23 Nov 2022

Location: East Arnhem NT

Chronic Disease Registered Nurse required for Miwatj Health – Gapuwiyak

  • Excel­lent salary of $110,606 to $118,826
  • Miwatj is one of Australia’s largest providers of Abo­rig­i­nal healthcare
  • Miwatj is engag­ing with health issues at a grass roots com­mu­ni­ty level

Why Miwatj?

With eight clin­ics and grow­ing across East Arn­hem Land, Miwatj are pro­vid­ing health care ser­vices for over 6,000 Indige­nous res­i­dents. Their Board of Direc­tors rep­re­sents com­mu­ni­ties across the region, ensur­ing every deci­sion they make helps empow­er Yol­ngu peo­ple to take con­trol of their lives and direct their own futures

What’s in it for you?

  • Excel­lent salary of $110,606 to $118,826 plus superannuation
  • Salary sac­ri­fic­ing of $15,900 p/​a
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave with 17.5% loading
  • Stun­ning East Arn­hem location

Whats the role?

  • Pro­vid­ing holis­tic care, sup­port and main­te­nance in deliv­ery of the chron­ic dis­ease register/​recall with­in the Bulunu region which includes Yir­rkala, Gun­yan­gara, Bir­ritji­mi and Nhulunbuy
  • Sup­port­ing clin­ics by work­ing towards com­plet­ing client list as gen­er­at­ed by coor­di­na­tor and clin­ic man­agers in ensur­ing KPI’s are met
  • In col­lab­o­ra­tion and autonomous­ly work with­in frame­work of the Miwatj Chron­ic Dis­ease Program
  • Pro­vid­ing advo­ca­cy and sup­port for Chron­ic Dis­ease self-man­age­ment, ensur­ing all chron­ic dis­ease clients have a cur­rent GP Man­age­ment Plan and Team Care Arrangement
  • Active­ly par­tic­i­pate in Health pro­mo­tion, plan­ning and deliv­ery of edu­ca­tion, pre­ven­ta­tive chron­ic dis­ease activ­i­ties and com­mu­ni­ty development

Is the role right for you?

  • Reg­is­tered to prac­tice in the NT as a Reg­is­tered Nurse
  • A demon­strat­ed under­stand­ing of the evi­dence base for address­ing pre­ventable chron­ic dis­eases in remote areas, includ­ing both pre­ven­tion and management
  • A broad under­stand­ing of the under­ly­ing risk fac­tors impact­ing on the health of Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple in remote areas
  • Abil­i­ty and will­ing­ness to par­tic­i­pate in the devel­op­ment of com­mu­ni­ty-based pri­ma­ry health care programs
  • Pos­ses­sion of CPR, AGV cer­tifi­cates, dri­vers licence and Ochre card or eli­gi­ble to obtain

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by click­ing the Apply for this job” link

Want to find out more about this oppor­tu­ni­ty? Please con­tact Megan on 08 8982 1002.