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Clinical Service Manager – Anyinginyi – Tennant Creek

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation (Anyinginyi) are seeking a Clinical Service Manager (Identified Position) to use an evidence-based methodology to identify gaps in services and facilitate models of care which are patient centered, effective and innovative in addressing current health issues impacting the community.

Why Anyinginyi?
Anyinginyi is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region, dedicated to ‘Closing the Gap’ in Aboriginal health within remote Australia. Anyinginyi has a holistic approach to health ensuring that clients’ physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.

What’s in it for you?
Working with Anyinginyi Health not only offers rewarding career options in a dynamic workplace, but a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • N6 Salary of $131,117 – $136,363 p/a + 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging of $15,899.94 p/a
  • Free gym membership, free general dentistry and subsidised accommodation
  • Professional development allowance of $1,300p/a.
  • Remote retention allowance of $750 and relocation assistance up to $5,000 to help you get settled into town!

What’s the role?
The Clinical Services Manager provides leadership, management, and coordination of comprehensive primary health care to the Anyinginyi Health Section, ensuring cultural integrity and high standards of clinical care and client flow. The position sits within the Health Services Section and leads a multidisciplinary team of Registered Nurses, Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals and working collaboratively with all Anyinginyi Health Services and programs.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Ensuring that the clinical practice is maintained in accordance with the policies and procedures of Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation
  • Ensuring the clinic is professionally operating with cultural integrity, high standards of clinical care and client flow, consistent with best practice, Anyinginyi strategic priorities and within financial resourcing, clinical governance, and funding conditions
  • Providing leadership, recruitment, and induction of staff to ensure continuous, coordinated and integrated client services and continuing quality improvement
  • Taking primary responsibility for infection control processes, ensuring that staff training occurs on a regular basis and RACGP and ISO standards are met, ensuring compliance with both AGPAL and ISO Accreditation principles and practices
  • Supporting the Executive Manager to provide accurate and transparent reports to funding bodies on behalf of Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation with a focus on accountability for both successes and failure in all areas of Primary Health Care as reported within the funding agreement

Is the role right for you?
As this is an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Identified position any applicant must be of ATSI descent.
To be considered for this position, you must be a Registered Nurse with current AHPRA Registration and acquire clinical skills and experience needed to work competently in remote areas. Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ post-graduate experience in Clinical Leadership and undergone training/qualifications to provide vaccinations within the Northern Territory
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with staff in reform practices of implementing new models of care and workforce development
  • Proven extensive experience in clinical leadership and management of a team that resulted in the effective delivery of services to the community, including the ability to implement strategic plans, analyse and address complex issues, and prepare reports and correspondence
  • Knowledge of quality and accreditation including RACGP accreditation processes and requirements for primary health care services, program evaluation and the use of evidence-based practices, financial and human resource management, consumer involvement and primary health care planning processes
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, including the ability to negotiate, collaborate and facilitate in a multidisciplinary environment.

What’s it like living in Tennant Creek?
Year-round blue skies, stunning landscapes, and vibrant, diverse, and warm communities – that’s life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage but is a remarkable community to set up home in! As a small regional centre, Tennant Creek does not have the facilities one would find in larger country towns like Katherine or Alice Springs however it does provide for all the basics that most people require, and several tourist attractions within easy reach like the beautiful Lake Mary Ann.

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “Apply for this job” link
Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Paul Wallwork on 08 8982 1011 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$131,000 - AU$136,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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