Employment Office Darwin NT, Australia
22 May, 2018Permanent Full Time
About Bidyadanga Health Centre Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services LTD (KAMS) is a well-established regional Aboriginal community controlled health service, founded in 1986, which provides centralised advocacy and resource support for 6 independent member services, as well as providing direct clinical services in a further 6 remote Aboriginal communities across the region. Bidyadanga community is located approximately 190 kilometres south of Broome in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. It is one of the largest remote aboriginal communities in Western Australia. Bidyadanga Health Centre is a comprehensive Primary Health Care service staffed by General Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers. About the Opportunity KAMS now has a rewarding opportunity for a Registered Nurse to act as a Remote Health Centre Coordinator based in Bidyadanga, WA. This role will be offered on a full-time 6 weeks on, two weeks off roster basis. Reporting to the Health Centre Manager, in this role, you will be responsible for the delivery of a comprehensive primary health care service (including emergency care) within the Bidyadanga Centre and surrounding community. You will also provide assistance to the Health Centre Manager in the general management and day-to-day operational support of the remote clinic, providing leadership for the Bidyadanga health team. Some of your key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to): * In conjunction with the Health Centre Manager, actively monitor and coordinate the daily activity of the health centre team/s; * Coordinating and maintaining a roster of Remote Health Program coordinators; * Providing preventive focused health care, delivering health education and promoting health awar eness, including coordinate the activities within assigned Health Programs / Portfolio's (e.g. Chronic Condition Program & Maternal and Child Health Program); * Identifying gaps and work collaboratively with service providers, local community councils and organisations to deliver relevant, appropriate and effective primary health care programs; and * Acting as a clinical resource to orientate, support, mentor and develop new staff, students and other members of the health team. About the Benefits KAMS is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, staff development programs are not only encouraged but are often paid for by KAMS. These are highly attractive opportunities for someone with a desire to develop their professional knowledge and experience in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Is lander health! There is also a wide range of fantastic additional benefits for the role, including: * Attractive base salary of $106,113 PLUS Super; * Accommodation provided whilst in the community; * District allowance of $2,149(single) and $4,298 (double); * Annual airfare $1,285 every 12 months; * Isolation leave of 2 weeks for every 6 weeks worked in community; * Isolation airfares of $1,200; and * 25% of base salary for on call. Working closely with patients, their families and carers, this is a role where you will witness the direct positive impact you're making in the community, as part of a close-knit KAMS team. You will be continually recognised for your dedication and hard work! Don't miss this exciting and rewarding opportunity to have a po sitive impact on the health outcomes of Indigenous communities in the spectacular Kimberley region - Apply Now!