Registered Nurse - Health Centre Manager

Nursing, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 20 Nov 2023

Location: Ramingining NT

The Health Services Manager provides leadership, management, and coordination of comprehensive primary and population health care, ensuring cultural integrity and high standards of clinical care and client flow.

Your oppor­tu­ni­ty. Be part of some­thing bigger.

The posi­tion sits with­in the Health Ser­vices Sec­tion and leads a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team of Reg­is­tered Nurs­es, Doc­tors, Abo­rig­i­nal Health Prac­ti­tion­ers and Allied Health Pro­fes­sion­als. This full-time per­ma­nent posi­tion is based in Ramingin­ing, North­ern Territory. 

There are a range of ben­e­fits in the role, including:

  • A com­pet­i­tive base salary of $131,739 — $137,268 per annum + 11% Superannuation
  • Ful­ly sub­si­dized hous­ing and electricity
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave
  • Study Assis­tance
  • Miwatj Annu­al Leave Trav­el Assis­tance (MAL­TA) of $2,179.89 gross per annum
  • Reten­tion bonus start­ing at $10,000 per year (sub­ject to meet­ing the eli­gi­bil­i­ty criteria)
  • Relo­ca­tion assis­tance up to $10,712.00
  • Abil­i­ty to salary pack­age up to $15,900 per annum plus a fur­ther $2,650 per annum on Meals and Entertainment
  • Three return air­fares from Ramingin­ing to either Dar­win or an alter­na­tive des­ti­na­tion that incurs a cost equiv­a­lent to or less than a return air­fare to Darwin.
  • Plus more!

About Miwatj

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.

Essen­tial Requirements

The Health Cen­tre Man­ag­er will be respon­si­ble for Pri­ma­ry Health Care oper­a­tions includ­ing clin­i­cal and per­son­nel man­age­ment to the PHC team. This role also pro­vides sup­port to Miwatj pro­gram inte­gra­tion and vis­it­ing health providers, ensure that the clin­ic oper­ates in a safe and effi­cient way and ensur­ing rel­e­vant leg­is­la­tion, guide­lines, safe­ty, and qual­i­ty stan­dards are adhered to by all staff.

Can­di­dates must have reg­is­tra­tion with AHPRA as a Reg­is­tered Nurse, min­i­mum of 5 years’ expe­ri­ence as a reg­is­tered nurse with a min­i­mum of 2 years’ expe­ri­ence work­ing in a remote or region­al com­mu­ni­ty and 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.

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).

Please address your appli­ca­tion in accor­dance with the attached Job Descrip­tion and Essen­tial Selec­tion Cri­te­ria.…

For more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact the Direc­tor of Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery at joy.​pascall@​miwatj.​com.​au

Appli­ca­tion close date: 17 Decem­ber 2023.