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Posted: 14 Jul 2022
Location: Central Australia NT
As the Primary Health Centre Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operational and personnel management of the Primary Health Centre; lead a small multidisciplinary health team and oversight clinical governance and safe practice in all aspects of service delivery.
If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.
Nurse 5, Remuneration Package Range $140,451 — $146,283
(Comprising salary $121,044 – $126,127 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition to the above package there are Post Graduate Qualification and professional development allowances and Salary sacrifice and remote locality provisions. Free accommodation with amenities (electricity/landline/internet) and basic household items are provided. Relocation assistance may be negotiated.
Primary and Public Health Care – Positions at Laramba, Willowra and Finke (Apatula)
Several ongoing vacancies are available in various locations in Central Australia.
Primary and Public Health Care Remote Communities offers more than desert and remote places; we offer the opportunity to make a difference. Nowhere else will you experience the vast diversity of nursing other than in rural and remote central Australia, from outback sunsets to diverse friendly outback communities, Primary and Public Health Care offers fantastic opportunities for Remote Area Nurses.
As the Primary Health Centre Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operational and personnel management of the Primary Health Centre; lead a small multidisciplinary health team and oversight clinical governance and safe practice in all aspects of service delivery. You will also be required to ensure that services are delivered cost effectively and culturally appropriately to meet the needs of clients and their families. A knowledge of the Principles of Primary Health Care, Social Determinants of Health and the issues affecting Aboriginal Health outcomes are essential for these positions.
This position requires broad based nursing and management experience, including previous clinical experience in a remote setting and have demonstrated highly developed clinical and management knowledge. Applicants are required to hold current Remote Emergency Qualification, Maternity Emergency Qualification and Vaccination Certificate. Applicants will have had experience driving a manual vehicle and be eligible to obtain a NT driver’s licence and be required to travel via 4WD or light aircraft to remote communities in Central Australia. Applicants will be required to participate in a 24/7 Emergency on Call roster and may be required to provide relief in other remote sites at short notice.
For further information please contact: Nursing Recruitment Services Coordinator on 08 89517586 or PHCARecruitment.DOH@nt.gov.au
Quote vacancy number: 70222401
Vacancy closing date: 16/08/2022
Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=244403
Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au
Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.
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