Health Development and Wellbeing Manager (Nurse 5) - Tenders Global

Health Development and Wellbeing Manager (Nurse 5)

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  • Posted 6 months ago

Red Lily Health Board

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Benefits

  • Base Salary up to $131,248 + Super
  • 6 weeks of leave + addi­tion­al leave accruals (Including 3 days of Christmas Leave)
  • Salary Sac­ri­fice of up to $18,550 per year
  • Great supportive working environment
  • Office in Darwin conveniently located in Woolner with free on street parking available

About Red Lily Health Board

Red Lily Health Service is a new Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service that offers you the chance of sharing in the development of a true community-focussed health service.

Primary Objective

You are responsible for supporting best practice in clinical teams that influences the management of chronic disease and SEWB in the West Arnhem region under Red Lily Health. The Role is based in Darwin with regular travel to Red Lily Managed Health Centres in Warruwi, Minjilang, Jabiru and soon Gunbalanya.

About the Team

The position will be part of the Red Lily Primary Health Care team that assists community-based staff to protect health and offer services that achieve primary and secondary prevention of disease. This will be achieved through a combination of capacity building and management of caseloads where relevant. Coordination with other communities and teams within Red Lily and beyond will be necessary to ensure that the communities receive high quality services and achieve optimal outcomes.

Responsibilities

  1. Co-ordinate and promote health programs across the region to provide & promote a comprehensive Primary Health Care (PHC) service utilising a multidisciplinary approach.
  2. Ensure all documentation, records and health information systems are maintained to ensure continuity of care.
  3. Facilitate and provide culturally acceptable health education supporting a community participative approach to local level decision-making.
  4. Promote and support Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs) to be first line providers of health care in the community to facilitate the delivery of culturally appropriate health care.
  5. Participate in the development, implementation, and review of the Organisational plan.
  6. Ensure the orientation of new staff to the Organisation’s philosophy, policies and procedures and Health Centre functions to promote effective teamwork.
  7. Participate in and encourage education and professional development of self, team members and learners.
  8. Ensure all team members participate in Quality and Safety programs including development and evaluation of policies, procedures and protocols (including Work Health & Safety).
  9. Manage human and physical resources within an allocated budget for the health centre.
  10. Lead best practice implementation and Medicare claiming arrangements.
  11. Ensure the health centre is adequately & appropriately stocked, and all equipment, facilities & assets are properly maintained, according to established policy.

Key Selection Criteria

Essential

  1. Eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a general registered nurse and relevant post basic qualification.
  2. Extensive experience and demonstrated skills in Remote Area Nursing with an understanding of all roles within a multidisciplinary primary health care team model in Australian indigenous communities.
  3. Demonstrated ability and experience in the management of a multidisciplinary team.
  4. An ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures with a demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal health: cultural issues; cultural safety and determinants issues.
  5. Knowledge and experience in implementation of Primary Health Care programs and relevant legislation governing work practice in the remote setting.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, research, education and professional development.
  7. Highly developed interpersonal, complex problem solving, written, verbal and IT communication skills.
  8. Hold (or eligible for) an NT manual drivers licence, Police Clearance Certificate, Ochre Card, Land Council work permit and willingness to travel by air and 4WD to remote communities, preparedness to relieve other nursing positions by arrangement.

Desirable skills

  1. Understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal health, drivers of health inequality, principles of primary health care and relevant legislation governing work practice in the Northern Territory.
  2. Appropriate post graduate qualification in Public Health / Primary Health Care or additional certificates in Child Health, Emergency, Midwifery, or Mental Health.
  3. Business-related qualification.

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