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Maternal and Womens Health Program Lead - Midwife / Registered Nurse
Posted: 6 Nov 2023
Location: East Arnhem land
Miwatj Health is seeking a Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife with a keen interest and skills in women’s health.
- Experienced Registered Nurse & Midwife Leadership role
- Providing primary healthcare across remote communities in East Arnhem Land
- Work and help change the future for Aboriginal healthcare
Your opportunity. Be part of something bigger
Miwatj Health is seeking a Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife with a keen interest and skills in women’s health. To be successful in this role you will utilise expert professional clinical knowledge and experience to manage the coordination and integration of maternal and women’s health programs into remote Primary Health Care in East Arnhem. The Maternal and Womens Health Program Lead will provide high quality, culturally appropriate and safe Maternity Care and Women’s Health services to Yolngu women of the Miwatj Region. There are a range of benefits in this 6‑month fixed term position, including a competitive annual salary ($131,739 — $137,268 pro rata + superannuation), and a Nhulunbuy or Darwin base with frequent travel across East Arnhem land in light aircraft.
Miwatj Health is an independent Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Service. Established in 1992, we’re committed to securing quality health care services across the East Arnhem and enabling Yolŋu powered community health and wellbeing. Miwatj provides culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care to over 6,000 remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents across 3 East Arnhem wards. With a Head Office in Nhulunbuy, Miwatj also manages a Corporate Office in Darwin, 7 fixed clinics across the East Arnhem region, and dedicated outreach teams who travel to 3 additional locations.
The Maternal and Womens Health Program Lead will be responsible for providing holistic and culturally sensitive health services. Ideal candidates will also have an understanding of and commitment to Aboriginal Community Control, self-determination, and the issues faced by Yolŋu people living in remote settings; minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a dual Registered Nurse/Midwife, have the ability to provide best practice leadership to staff and lead clinical governance around Maternal & Women’s Health. It is essential you have a current NT recognised Immunisation Provider Certificate SA DoH certificate, Well Women’s Screening Course with accredited Implanon and cervical screening training.
Vaccination & Immunity Screening
Miwatj Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all workers and users of its healthcare centres. In accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Guidelines, National Safety and Quality Health Care Service Standards, and other local policies, guidelines and procedures, we mandate that all staff abide by our Staff Vaccination and Immunity Screening Policy (to be supplied to all successful candidates). For more information regarding the Vaccination & Immunity Screening requirements, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance 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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Application closing date is 12th November 2023.