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Nurse / Midwife Management Coordinator - Remote

Nursing, Midwifery, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 2 Aug 2022

Location: Barkly Region NT

You will be responsible for the day to day operational and personnel management of a Remote 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 
  • Nurse Lev­el 5 RDO — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $140,451 — $146,283
  • Ongo­ing vacan­cies avail­able through­out 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, and acute care and com­mu­ni­ty ser­vices offer many oppor­tu­ni­ties for health pro­fes­sion­als who want to be part of mak­ing a difference.

Bark­ly Region

Nurse Lev­el 5 RDO — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $140,451 — $146,283 (Com­pris­ing salary $121,044 — $126,127, super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of six weeks recre­ation leave) In addi­tion to the above pack­ages; Qual­i­fi­ca­tion and pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment allowances, Salary sac­ri­fice and remote local­i­ty pro­vi­sions, fur­nished accom­mo­da­tion with ameni­ties (electricity/​landline/​internet) pro­vid­ed. Relo­ca­tion assis­tance may be negotiated.

Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care 

Sev­er­al ongo­ing vacan­cies avail­able in Ali Curung (Alekarenge), Alpurru­ru­lam (Lake Nash), Orwatjl­la (Can­teen Creek) and Elliott.

Bark­ly Dis­trict 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.

You will be respon­si­ble for the day to day oper­a­tional and per­son­nel man­age­ment of a Remote 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 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 about this vacan­cy please con­tact Olivia Ryder on 08 8962 4264 or Olivia.​Ryder@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 70222683

Clos­ing date: 29/08/2022

Appli­cant Information

Appli­ca­tions should address the Selec­tion Cri­te­ria. 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​=​246119

Infor­ma­tion on the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry and its great lifestyle is avail­able at www​.aus​tralias​north​ern​ter​ri​to​ry​.com​.au

Fur­ther Information 

For immu­ni­sa­tion require­ments — Cat­e­go­ry A (direct con­tact with blood or body sub­stances) or Cat­e­go­ry B (indi­rect con­tact with blood or body sub­stances), check with con­tact per­son for requirements.

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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