22 February, 2022

Public Health Medical Officer

Working closely with the positive, energetic and enthusiastic Public Health and Continuous Quality Improvement Team, you will contribute to the team’s success by providing support, advice and advocacy to the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia and its Member Services to strengthen and promote the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services’ Model of Care; underpinned by the fundamental dimensions pivotal to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal People and their communities. This includes prioritising public health approaches within primary health care; enhancing the capacity of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services to implement public health initiatives; strengthen service level responses to public health issues such as chronic disease, communicable disease and environmental health; providing expert clinical guidance and fostering a culture of CQI.As a member of the Executive Management Team, and working closely with the CEO and Board of Directors, the occupant is required to inform and update public health and primary health care issues at the ACCHS Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Network and AHCWA Board Meetings and provide direction and support relevant to public health and clinical governance in change management processes. This position has been created as a succession plan for the current Public Health Medical Officer and will be expected to work closely with the current incumbent to ensure a smooth transition and continuity of support to our Member Services.