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Listed: Wed 1, December Applications Due: Mon 31 January 2022, 12AM

General Practitioners

Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd
  • Location: , NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Chelsea Mitchell
  • Contact email: cmitchell@amsredfern.org.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 9319 5823

Full Time and Part Time

We are seeking General Practitioners to join us in a Community Health Service in the Inner City. There are also opportunities for applicants with an interest in Drug & Alcohol, Aged Care, Chronic Disease Management, Women's Health, Men's Health and ATSI Health Assessments to practice in these areas.

The Aboriginal Medical Service, Redfern is a multi-disciplinary health care facility with a Medical, Chronic Care, Drug and Alcohol, Mental Health, Dental and Public Health unit. We work together to provide a high level of patient care whilst servicing our local community needs. We are a community controlled organisation that focuses on ensuring that our programs and services directly reflect our commitment to achieving better health outcomes for our community. We have a focus on continuity of care and provide a holistic approach to patient management.

In addition to the standard registrations, working with children checks and criminal history checks we are seeking GPs with a positive outlook, prepared to work as part of a clinical and organisation wide team, strong communication skills, focus on patient care and better outcomes, here to service the community needs and prepared to undertake mandatory cultural awareness training.

If this sounds of interest contact us today.

In return you will be rewarded with competitive salary and charity tax benefits

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply although this is not a requirement of the role.

Listed: Wed 1, December Applications Due: Mon 31 January 2022, 12AM

Registered Nurse

Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd
  • Location: , NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Chelsea Mitchell
  • Contact email: cmitchell@amsredfern.org.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 9319 5823

Full Time and Part Time

We are seeking an outcomes driven Registered Nurse to work with Aboriginal Communities to provide comprehensive clinical and primary health care as well as psycho-social needs of those attending the Aboriginal Medical Service.

To be successful in this role will require:

Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA)
Minimum of 3 years' experience in an acute care setting or medical practice environment
Able to demonstrate teamwork and work within a high calibre collegiate healthcare team
Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others
Strong computer skills including Internet and email, and familiarity with health information
Must obtain/hold a certificate as a Nurse Immuniser
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the National Competency Standards for Registered Nurses
Demonstrated ability to work in Aboriginal Health, with an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, with multidisciplinary staff.
Awareness of the importance of confidentiality and its application
Any enquiries can be sent to ksilva@amsredfern.org.au or recruitment@amsredfern.org.au

Applicants are required to have the right to work in Australia. Police checks form part of the recruitment process.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply although this is not a requirement of the role.

Listed: Wed 1, December Applications Due: Mon 31 January 2022, 12AM

Chronic Nurse Navigator

Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd
  • Location: , NSW
  • Salary: CONTACT
  • Contact name: Chelsea Mitchell
  • Contact email: cmitchell@amsredfern.org.au
  • Contact phone: (02) 9319 5823

Full Time and Part Time

The Nurse Navigator role is designed to provide holistic support to AMS registered patients with complex health conditions requiring an expert level of healthcare co-ordination. This integrated and proactive approach to health care service delivery will help ensure our patients receive the most appropriate service when and where they need it. Nurse Navigators work across system boundaries to actively advocate and improve health literacy, in close partnership with patients and families, other health and allied-health services to improve the patient's healthcare experience and quality of life

Essential:

Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA). 5 years or more experience.
Ability to provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in a safe and culturally appropriate manner.
Experience and knowledge with at least one or more chronic diseases.
Ability to work effectively with GPs, practice nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers / Practitioners, allied health professionals and specialists.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Strong understanding of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, primary health care and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues within the Australian context.
Strong interpersonal and written skills including liaison, negotiation and advocacy skills.
Strong organisational skills and the ability to set priorities and achieved desired outcomes within specific timeframes.
Knowledge to use a desktop computer, familiarity with Medical Director / PracSoft software.
Possession of current driver's licence.
Desirable

Demonstrate advanced application of clinical and professional leadership skill and specialist knowledge to achieve integrated patient care and reduce fragmentation in the patient journey.
Apply advanced knowledge and skill to engage patients, family and caregivers, encouraging self-management and health literacy supporting informed decision making.
Exercise advanced clinical judgement, informed by an evidence-based model using critical thinking and ethical decision-making processes, in the provision of patient-centred care coordination across the patient journey.

Listed: Tue 7, December Applications Due: Thu 27 January 2022, 12AM

Clinical Support Nurse

Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA)
  • Location: , WA
  • Salary: $86,569.58 - $92,340.88 + super
  • Contact name: Kimberley Biggs
  • Contact email: kimberley.biggs@ahcwa.org
  • Contact phone: (08) 9227 1631

Full Time

The Clinical Support Nurse reports the Executive Manager - Public Health and Continuous Quality Improvement (PHCQI) and is responsible for providing expert clinical governance advice, public health response and continuous quality improvement (CQI) support to Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) (Member Services) and key stakeholders with the aim of supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Western Australia.  

The role is responsible for providing support to improve the clinical practices of all Member ACCHS by promoting continuous quality improvement and working with other Work Units within AHCWA to promote and endorse existing programs that provide best practice outcomes and training development. This position will also provide support and mentoring to health professionals in providing a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal clients and communities when accessing health services.

To view the full position description and selection criteria, click here or visit https://www.ahcwa.org.au

Listed: Mon 10, January Applications Due: Mon 31 January 2022, 12AM

Policy Officer

AHCWA
  • Location: , WA
  • Salary: $78,489.75 - $86,569.58
  • Contact name: Lailah Eloche
  • Contact email: lailah.eloche@ahcwa.org
  • Contact phone: (08) 9227 1631

Full-Time, Fixed Term to 22 June 2022

The Policy Officer directly reports to the Policy and Strategy Manager and is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer, providing support and timely advice in relation to National and State level policies that impact the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities in Western Australia.

This position works closely with all Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) Work Units, Western Australian ACCHS;and other key stakeholders.

Listed: Tue 18, January Applications Due: Tue 15 February 2022, 12AM

Health Administration Officer

Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA)
  • Location: , WA
  • Salary: $57,713.05 - $66,947.14 p.a. + super + salary sac
  • Contact name: Kimberley Biggs
  • Contact email: kimberley.biggs@ahcwa.org
  • Contact phone: (08) 9227 1631

Full Time

Seeking a friendly, organised and dynamic Administration Officer to support the Public Health and Continuous Quality Improvement Team.

The Health Administration Officer directly reports to and is accountable to the Executive Manager - Public Health and Continuous Quality Improvement and is responsible for the provision of high quality and efficient administration and secretariat support to the Public Health and CQI Work Unit. This includes providing comprehensive administrative support to the Public Health Medical Officer in relation to the My Health Record Program and other public health matters.

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