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Posted: 29 Jun 2022
Location: Galiwin'ku NT
The primary purpose of the role is to effectively manage a small Aboriginal Controlled Health Service which provides high quality, evidenced based, culturally appropriate and effective primary and dental health care, to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the Marthakal Homelands.
Why Marthakal Homelands Health Service?
MHHS, situated on Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island), is a mobile Yolngu Medical Service covering 15,000 square kilometers in the remote East Arnhem Land with a population between 250 to 400. There are 29 homelands in the Marthakal Homelands region, for which the medical service is on 24 hours emergency call. Being a mobile medical service means that the health team travel in small planes and four wheel drive vehicles to conduct clinics out on the homelands. What medical equipment can’t be packed can’t be taken, so compact sturdy anti shock equipment is used.
What’s in it for you?
Working with MHHS not only offers rewarding career options, but a wide range of employee benefits including:
What’s the role?
The primary purpose of the role is to effectively manage a small Aboriginal Controlled Health Service which provides high quality, evidenced based, culturally appropriate and effective primary and dental health care, to improve the health and well-being of people living in the Marthakal Homelands.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-
Is the role right for you?
MHHS are looking for people who have experience in practicing prevention, early detection and appropriate intervention to maintain people in as optimal health as possible. Whilst experience in remote primary health clinic environments is desirable, what will really see you thrive in their communities is a shared focus of Yolngu being healthier, living longer and having better lives.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:
What’s it like living in Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island)?
The advantages of living and working in remote East Arnhem Land are varied and interesting and provide a pathway to develop skills in chronic disease, tropical medicine, Aboriginal health and rural health, that could not be experienced in other regions of Australia. You are able to enhance your emergency medicine skills, whilst contributing to improved health outcomes for the Marthakal Homelands region. The challenges are as diverse as the landscape, but the opportunities to achieve your professional and lifestyle goals are immense.
If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link https://www.ntphn.org.au/healt…
Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Paul Wallwork on 08 8982 1011 or firstname.lastname@example.org