Remote Health Centre Coordinator

  • Employment Office
  • Perth WA, Australia
  • 05 Oct, 2018
Full time Aboriginal Health Registered Nurse Nurse Unit Manager Registered Nurse

Job Description

About the Organisation
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.

KAMS has successfully delivered high-quality, accessible comprehensive primary health care services over its 30 years of operation and has provided innovation and national leadership in areas such as health information management and evidence-based best practice in primary health care.

About the Opportunity
KAMS now has a rewarding opportunity for a Remote Health Centre Coordinator to join their multidisciplinary team based in Kutjungka, WA. This role will be offered on a full-time 6 weeks on, two weeks off roster basis.

In this role, you will be responsible for assisting the Health Centre Manager with the general management and day-to-day operations of a remote clinic providing leadership and support to the Kutjungka health team.

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):
* Promoting and advocating health services with the local community Council;
* Administering and maintaining clinical standards including all clinical assets according to standard policy and procedures;
* Ensuring quality improvements are carried out and met to the required health clinical standards;
* Managing workforce, including recruitment and orientation, staff development, performance, training, clinical supervision and in-service education;
* Planning and reporting on a regular basis with senior management;
* Ensuring staff have access to appropriate systems/programs/resources to enable them to perform their duties; and
* Attending, and participating in, regular KAMS senior management meetings.

To be successful in this role, you will be a Registered Nurse and hold AHPRA registration. You will also have previous experience in a similar role and demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of comprehensive primary health care, including emergency care.

For more information on the selection criteria, please click 'apply now'.

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 Islander health!

There is also a wide range of fantastic additional benefits for the role, including:
* Attractive base salary of $107,599 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 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 positive impact on the health outcomes of Indigeno us communities in the spectacular Kimberley region - Apply Now!

Reference or Job Identity Number

KAMS31