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Male Health Coordinator – Congress – Santa Teresa

  • 6 weeks annual leave and 4 weeks remote leave
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable ) and a generous district allowance
  • A strong commitment to professional development

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) have an excellent opportunity for a Male Health Coordinator (either AHP or Remote Area Nurse) at Santa Teresa where you can make a genuine contribution to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people.

Why Congress?
Congress are one of the most experienced Aboriginal primary health care services in the country, a strong political advocate of closing the gap on Aboriginal health disadvantage and a national leader in improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal people. As an Aboriginal community-controlled health service, Congress provides comprehensive primary healthcare that is culturally responsive and provided in consultation with local health boards.

What’s in it for you?

  • Flights and accommodation costs. Your accommodation in the community is also provided
  • Salaries starting at $107,971 p.a. (pro rata), $55.37 per hour
  • Generous salary packaging
  • 6 weeks annual leave and 4 weeks remote leave
  • Relocation assistance and a generous district allowance

What’s the role?
You will provide clinical care and coordinate culturally safe health programs and promotional activities with key stakeholders to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal male clients in Santa Teresa.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Providing primary health care including emergency care, chronic disease management and prevention for remote residents and visitors
  • Participating in the after-hours on-call roster for after-hours medical emergencies accompanied by on-call support worker
  • Delivering health education and promoting health awareness
  • Facilitating and participating in opportunistic and community screening activities, including administration of vaccines
  • Ensuring coordinated client care by maintaining assessment and pathology schedules, referring to and working with allied health services, supporting client self-direction in health care plans and preparing for visiting specialists clinics

Is the role right for you?
To be successful in the Male Health Coordinator role, it would be highly desirable if you had experience in providing male health education and health promotion, in particular brief interventions for risk behaviours, treatment of sexually transmitted infections and self-management of chronic conditions within Aboriginal primary health care service delivery.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Registration as a Registered Nurse or Aboriginal Health Practitioner with AHPRA with a minimum 2 years Remote Clinical practice
  • Demonstrated experience in a broad range of clinical interventions, including an interest in men’s health, comprehensive primary health care and acute care experience
  • Demonstrated experience in primary and secondary prevention in accordance with best practice guidelines
  • Demonstrated experience in health assessment of clients including early detection, chronic disease care planning including the monitoring of that care, providing appropriate treatment and referral within best practice guidelines
  • Demonstrated experience working in a cross cultural environment with Aboriginal people in remote settings, with the capacity to negotiate in accordance with cultural protocols particularly in relation to male health, child health and men’s business
  • A current manual driver’s licence, Ochre Card & recent Police Clearance, or ability to obtain

What’s it like living in Remote Central Australia?
Help support people from the world’s oldest living culture while experiencing work and life in a small remote community in one of the most spectacular regions of Australia. The community is within easy reach of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Watarrka (Kings Canyon) and a host of other world heritage sites. Santa Teresa is a fabulous part of Central Australia and is steeped in culture.

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 call 08 8982 1011 or email 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:

Salary starting at $107,971 p.a. (pro rata)
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Job Type:

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