Employment Office Darwin NT, Australia
21 Jan, 2019Full Time
About the Organisation Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is a community controlled Health Organisation. The Sunrise approach involves community people taking part in controlling their own health. Everything from financial management and governance, staff selection and service delivery priorities are directed by the organisation's Aboriginal Board and Community Health Committees. About the Opportunity Sunrise Health Service now has an important opportunity for a credentialed Diabetes Educator to join their population health team on a full-time basis. Reporting to the Dietitian/Nutritionist Cluster Leader, this is largely a clinical role that will see you providing high quality and individualised diabetes management/care for patients and their families suffering from, or at risk of diabetes and associated conditions. The role is part of a team of Preventative and Chronic Disease staff including dieticians, exercise physiologists and health promotion officers. All team members travel regularly to the nine remote clinic sites, all located in remote communities in the eastern Katherine region of the NT. Your day-to-day duties will include but not be limited to : * Working collaboratively with all health centre and specialist staff to ensure appropriate planning and implementation of care for patients receiving care for their diabetes and associated conditions; * Providing clinical leadership to other health professionals including Remote Area Nurses (RANs), Aboriginal Health Practitioners, medical and allied health professional staff in the area of diabetes management; * Managing relevant Medical Benefits Scheme claims for care provided as required and applicable; and * Promoting a multidisciplinary team approach to decision making and care provided. To view the full position description and selection criteria, please click 'apply now'. About the Benefits This is a fantastic opportunity to use your skills and experience in diabetes management to provide much needed education and clinical support in a remote Aboriginal community setting. A highly competitive remuneration package is on offer, circa $103,067-$110,729 plus super, negotiable with skills and experience. You will also have access to great additional benefits to further increase your take home pay including salary packaging options and 6 weeks annual leave. Working at Sunrise Health Service and living in the Katherine region has lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory. With Australia's most stunning landscapes on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life's adventures. Don't miss this opportunity to join a dedicated team in producing improved health outcomes for the community - Apply Now! Applications close Monday 18th February, 2019 .