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Renal Care Coordinator – Congress – Alice Springs

  • Full time continuous contract
  • Base salary of $97,032 – $103,642 (p.a.)
  • Generous salary packaging and Remote Area Leave

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Renal Care Coordinator to join their clinical team in Alice Springs.

Why Central Australian Aboriginal Congress?
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has expanded to become the largest Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation in the Northern Territory and 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.

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

  • Total effective package: $119,583 – $126,954 (p.a.)
  • 6 weeks annual recreation leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • District allowance and remote benefits
  • Relocation assistance where applicable

What’s the role?
The Renal Care Coordinator works collaboratively with Aboriginal clients and health professionals to provide culturally safe multidisciplinary and integrated care services for clients with complex chronic conditions of end-stage renal disease requiring haemodialysis.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Coordinating and delivering care in accordance with funding guidelines and Congress’ cultural safety framework that optimises comprehensive client care
  • Assisting in the management of both acute and chronic illness for renal dialysis clients
  • Following clinical protocols detailed in the CARPA manual and/or the Alukura/Nganampa Women’s Manual
  • Providing early intervention, coordinated care and information and referral services
  • Improving the coordination of available services including ‘timely’ and ‘affordable’ access to culturally appropriate allied health, specialist and transport services for Aboriginal people with complex conditions

Is the role right for you?
Congress has over 40 years of experience providing primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia. Their comprehensive range of culturally appropriate services and programs care for the social, emotional, cultural, and physical health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people. What will really see you thrive in this role is the ability to enhance the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal clients with significant chronic conditions and receiving dialysis by helping to facilitate management of their chronic disease(s).
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse, registered Aboriginal Health Practitioner or Endorsed Enrolled Nurse with at least 2 years’ post-graduate work experience
  • Excellent understanding of primary health care and sound clinical knowledge of chronic disease management
  • Demonstrated well developed written, verbal and interpersonal skills including ability to communicate sensitively in a cross-cultural environment with Aboriginal clients and staff
  • Understanding and commitment to Aboriginal health, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control and knowledge of current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people
  • Current Ochre Card, Criminal History Check, First Aid Certificate and NT Drivers Licence

What’s it like living in Alice Springs?
Australia’s Red Centre is known for its iconic red desert, towering escarpments, and hidden waterholes. In the very heart of Australia, you’ll find a region where you can choose your own adventure – whatever that may be. The township of Alice Springs is thriving with character and is your base for some of the most extraordinary outback experiences. Just a few hours away you can explore the monumental cultural landmark of Uluru, where you’ll find unique things to do to suit any type of traveller. Uluru aside, you can follow the West MacDonnell Ranges along the Larapinta Trail to see the Red Centre by foot or jump on a bike and discover why the region has a growing reputation for world-class mountain biking.

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:

AU$97,000 - AU$104,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Nursing

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