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Nurse / Midwife Clinical Specialist - Remote Communities

Nursing, Midwifery

Posted: 28 Jul 2022

Location: Central Australia NT

PPHC – Remote are increasing the “Casual Pool” of suitably qualified nurses to provide relief for 4 – 6 week placements in remote primary health care clinics.

  • Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care – Casu­al Pool
  • Nurse 4, Remu­ner­a­tion pack­age range $127,689 — $137,065 Agency
  • Sev­er­al casu­al vacan­cies through­out remote Cen­tral Australia 

Health Careers & Oppor­tu­ni­ties in the North­ern Territory

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.

Cen­tral Aus­tralia Region

Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care – Casu­al Pool

Nurse 4, Remu­ner­a­tion pack­age range $127,689 — $137,065 (Casu­al employ­ment is based on an hourly rate of $67.65 per hour.)

Fur­nished accom­mo­da­tion with ameni­ties (electricity/​landline/​internet) is pro­vid­ed dur­ing placements. 

Cen­tral Aus­tralia Region Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care (PPHC — Remote) 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.

PPHC – Remote are increas­ing the Casu­al Pool” of suit­ably qual­i­fied nurs­es to pro­vide relief for 46 week place­ments in remote pri­ma­ry health care clin­ics You will be work­ing with­in a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary health team pro­vid­ing pri­ma­ry health care and emer­gency ser­vices in a cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate man­ner to meet the needs of clients and their fam­i­lies. Ser­vices are pro­vid­ed with­in a clin­i­cal gov­er­nance frame­work and there are learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties in all aspects of ser­vice delivery. 

This posi­tion requires broad based clin­i­cal nurs­ing expe­ri­ence rel­e­vant to Pri­ma­ry Health Care prac­tice. Appli­cants are required to hold a cur­rent remote emer­gency qual­i­fi­ca­tion, mater­ni­ty emer­gency qual­i­fi­ca­tion and a Vac­ci­na­tion Providers Cer­tifi­cate recog­nised by NT Health. Appli­cants will have expe­ri­ence dri­ving a man­u­al vehi­cle and be eli­gi­ble to obtain an NT dri­vers licence and be able to trav­el via 4WD or light air­craft to remote com­mu­ni­ties in Cen­tral Aus­tralia. Suc­cess­ful 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 Coor­di­na­tor on 08 89517829 or email PHCCARecruitment.​DOH@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 70222630

Vacan­cy clos­ing date: 17/08/2022


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​=​245736

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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