15 March, 2022

AHP/RN – Covid Care

•Full time, Fixed term•Have a real impact on the health and wellbeing of our Indigenous communities•Work with a down to earth team, dedicated to what we do We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join Covid in the home program as AHP/RN. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career. About UsEstablished in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration. About the roleThe Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP)/ Registered Nurse are responsible for identifying clients of concern clinically and follow appropriate and effective escalation procedures to ensure the right clinical response and minimise risk to clients.•You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time. •You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for. •You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do. •You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.•You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career – follow your path at Danila Dilba. Responsibilities include: •Reviews clients in collaboration with the Indigenous Outreach Workers in direct contact with the client, following a risk-based schedule requiring:•Daily review for moderate risk clients•Inform clients of positive test results•Review on as required for low-risk clients should clients contact DDHS for support during the isolation period.•Escalates concerns to the Team Leader or the Senior Medical Officer based on clinical judgement•Responds quickly to concerns outside the schedule of reviews in consultation with the Team Leader.•Contributes to ongoing service improvement and designAre you the right person? The successful candidate will have: 1.Current registration as a Nurse / Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner with AHPRA.2.Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in a primary health care practice.3.Demonstrated experience working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team4.Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team, with strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to plan, manage and prioritise tasks.We want you to be proud of both the work you do and of who you work for! Follow your path at Danila Dilba – where every person matters!Interested? For further information, please contact Tiana McCoy on 08 8942 5400, Ext 329 or at recruit@ddhs.org.auClosing DateApplications must be submitted by 28 March 2022 via the online portal.To be considered all applications must include:•Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria, and•Current Resume (CV) If you experience any issues, please contact hr@ddhs.org.au