13 February, 2023

RN6 – Health Centre Co-Manager – Galiwin’ku

Miwatj Health is an independent Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service. We provide culturally appropriate and comprehensive primary health care to over 10,000 remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents, spread across the East Arnhem region. Services include fixed clinics and outreach workers with a focus on preventative and acute care.

Why would you be interested in working for Miwatj Aboriginal Health Corporation? 

Whether working with a remote healthcare provider is in your bucket list, or something that is tried and tested, we’d love for you to reach out. East Arnhem Land offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a community where the richness of Yolngu culture is in the air you breathe. 

A competitive salary of full remuneration $258,648 per annum (inclusive of base salary $139,250) is available with this full-time position.

The full remuneration is inclusive of:

  • Fully furnished housing + Electricity.
  • Ability to Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650pa on Meals and Entertainment.
  • Superannuation at 10%.
  • 6 Weeks of Annual Leave.
  • Leave Loading at 17.5%.
  • Post Graduate Allowance at 2% of Annual Salary.
  • Personal (12 days) and Compassionate (5 days) Leave.
  • 14 Weeks Parental leave (if and when required).
  • Study Assistance up to $1,800 + 2 Weeks Professional Development Leave.
  • Miwatj Annual Leave Travel Assistance up to $2,000.
  • 10 Days Fly out leave.
  • Flight Out of Isolated Lands (FOIL) x 5 return flights per year.
  • AHPRA registration.

Core aspects of your role will include:

  • Work with the Yolngu Co-Manager to further develop a collaborative and culturally responsive co leadership model that provides for support and two- way mentorship.
  • Utilize clinical and management expertise to lead and co-coordinate the clinical operations of Galiwin’ku Clinic.
  • Co-Coordinate a multi-disciplinary team, programs, and strategies to deliver an appropriate and safe level    of primary health care and emergency service.
  • Operate the clinic and programs in a safe, efficient, and integrated way that meets all relevant legislation, guidelines, safety, and quality standards.
  • Collaborates and contributes to the development of guidelines, policy, and standards for Miwatj Health to drive continuous quality improvement in primary health care practice.
  • Leads by example to foster a positive workplace culture through good leadership practices and role modelling behavior.

How do you know if you’re the right fit? 

In order to deliver on our mission, we know that a collaborative, supportive team is critical. We’re looking for people who are committed to not only growing their capability, but willing to step in and support other team members and clients. Whilst knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is helpful, what will really see you thrive in our communities is an open mind, willingness to be exposed to culture, and curiosity.

Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Registered Nurse with current APHRA Registration
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years in a similar setting.
  • Excellent communication skills that build and lead a team to ensure excellent relationships internally and with external stakeholders. Have experience managing conflict, performance issues and supporting the team to develop and grow in a challenging environment.
  • Highly developed managerial skills including excellent knowledge and demonstration of behaviors that support innovation and development of strategies to improve service delivery and cohesion among the team.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret relevant data that guide continuous quality improvement and demonstrated experience and understanding of the accreditation process.
  • Demonstrated ability to be solutions focused by adapting practice, policies, standards and guidelines to meet changing demand and changing situations.
  • Highly developed knowledge and understanding of the social and cultural issues, influences and sensitivities that influence health care and delivery of service programs for individuals and groups.
  • Current manual NT driver’s license.
  • Willing to obtain – Advanced life support (ALS), Remote Emergency Course (REC), Maternity Emergency Course (MEC), Pharmacotherapeutics.
  • Immunization certificate appropriate for the Northern Territory.
  • Covid 19 Vaccination.

For more information, please contact the Director of Nursing and Midwifery on joy.pascall@miwatj.com.au and quote reference number 100563. Please address your application in accordance with the attached Job Description. 

Application close date: 24 February 2023.