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Nurse Clinical Manager - PHC

Nursing, Executive/Management Roles

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.

  • Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care Agency 
  • Nurse 5, Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $140,451 — $146,283
  • Sev­er­al ongo­ing vacan­cies are avail­able in Cen­tral Australia

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/​H​o​m​e​/​J​o​b​D​e​t​a​i​l​s​?​r​t​f​I​d​=​244403

Infor­ma­tion on the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry and its great lifestyle is avail­able at www​.aus​tralias​north​ern​ter​ri​to​ry​.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/​s​afent) 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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