Nurse/Midwife Management Coordinator - Remote

Nursing, Midwifery

Posted: 19 Jan 2023

Location: Finke 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.

  • Pri­ma­ry and Pub­lic Health Care – Remote
  • Nurse 5, Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $140,469-$146,302
  • Ongo­ing vacan­cy in Finke (Aputu­la

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 about this vacan­cy please con­tact: Sarah Hore on A/ Deputy Gen­er­al Man­ag­er on 08 8955 6153 or Sarah.​Hore@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy num­ber: 25394

Clos­ing date: 08/02/2023

Appli­ca­tions should address the Selec­tion Cri­te­ria in a one page cov­er let­ter. For a copy of the Job Descrip­tion and to apply online please visit 

https://​jobs​.nt​.gov​.au/​H​o​me/Jo…

Infor­ma­tion on the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry and its great lifestyle is avail­able at

https://​north​ern​ter​ri​to​ry​.com/