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Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) Chronic Care

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Health Practice Managers
Contract Full Time
Darwin
15 days ago
50,030

Location: Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region

Job Title: Aboriginal Health Practitioner

Classification: Programs

Employment Conditions: Full Time Contract

Contract Duration: Ongoing – Dependant on Funding

Salary: $50, 030 - $111,481per annum – Dependant on experience.

Generous salary packaging: $15,899.94p/a

Professional development incentive: Allowance of $1,300p/a

Employment Type: Full Time

Reports to: Clinical Services Manager

Subsidised Accommodation: Available for candidates residing outside the Barkly Region.

Employee access to Medical Services: Free Prescriptions

Amazing further benefits including 6 weeks annual leave as well as personal/carer’s leave up to 10 days per year, free gym membership, free general dentistry, Remote retention allowance of $750 and Relocation assistance up to $5,000 to help you get settled into town!

 


Exciting opportunity for a full time Aboriginal Health Practitioner, based in Tennant Creek.

 


Join this community-based organisation and make a genuine difference to our community!

 


This is a Rewarding role where you will truly make a difference in the lives of our Remote Communities, providing the chance to experience real job satisfaction every day and play an important role in Anyinginyi’s drive to be a Provider of High Quality Holistic Primary Health Care services to the Aboriginal communities of the Barkly region in a Culturally responsive way.

Don't miss out!

 


You will be joining a friendly and professional team, where you will receive personal and professional development opportunities from an employer who wants to provide optimum working conditions!

 


About us

 


Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation
 (AHAC) is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region, dedicated to ‘Closing the Gap’ in Aboriginal health within remote Australia.

Anyinginyi consists of five different sections (Health Services, Business Services, Public Health Unit, Sports and Recreation, and Piliyintinji-Ki Stronger Families) which allow them to have a holistic approach to health ensuring that clients' physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.

 


Anyinginyi's
 mission is to be a provider of high quality holistic primary health care services featuring prevention and treatment in the Barkly region in a culturally responsive way.

 


About the Tennant Creek region

Year-round blue skies, stunning landscapes and vibrant, diverse and warm communities - that's life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage but is a remarkable community to set up home in!

 


As a small regional centre, Tennant Creek does not have the facilities one would find in larger country towns like Katherine or Alice Springs however it does provide for all the basics that most people require. There is a supermarket similar to a large IGA store, Post Office, clothing and furniture stores, Pharmacy, Newsagent, two banks (ANZ & Westpac), restaurants and coffee shops, four hotels/motels, and a delicatessen. It also has sporting facilities (e.g. swimming pool, basketball courts, tennis court, football ground, car racing track), and several tourists attractions within easy reach Like our Beautiful Lake Mary Ann!

 


About the Role

 


The Female Aboriginal Health Practitioner (Chronic Care) will Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, addressing the health care needs for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander clients living in Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly Regionworking with all clinicians to maintain and develop culturally appropriate and accessible health services (CARPA Standard Treatment Manual).

 


More specifically, some of your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Document a generic care pathway to form the basic framework for treatment and care, utilising existing electronic health record systems and appropriate checklists to optimise Medicare billing.
  • Work to improve engagement and access by Aboriginal women to health services and the attendance for necessary recalls.
  • Working with all clinicians to maintain and develop culturally appropriate and accessible health services for Aboriginal women (CARPA Standard Treatment Manual).
  • Comply with all organisational policies and procedures.
  • Support and promote teamwork through open communication, collaboration

and contribute to a positive workplace culture.

  • Provide sexual health and family planning counselling as appropriate.
  • Maintain the Anyinginyi client registration in accordance with client information systems – Communicare as well as Medicare Closing the Gap (CTG) e-PIP guidelines.
  • Advocate for rights and needs of individuals, families, and communities on health-related issues.
  • Visit remote communities as required and as negotiated with the Clinical Services Manager or anyone acting in their capacity.
  • Provide capacity building education and information sessions to communities where required.

About you

 


To be considered for this position, you must obtain an AHPRA Registration to practice as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner (Minimum Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice) and acquire clinical skills and experience needed to work competently in remote areas, with demonstrated experience in multidisciplinary team environment.

 


Experience
 working with an Aboriginal organisation or communities will be highly regarded but is not essential, provided you are able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the issues pertaining to Aboriginal Primary Health Care and the social determinants of health in our surrounding communities.

 


An exceptional communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills needed to tailor your approach to the needs of each individual and build effective relationships with our clients.

 


Please note:
 A National Police Clearance and Ochre Card (NT Working with Children’s) card obtainment is a requirement prior to commencement in this role. Please refer to NT Safe for further information.

 

 


If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation where you can really make a difference in our local community, we want to hear from you!

Salary Details*
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Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $50,030
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $54,783
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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