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Preventable Chronic Conditions Educator

Department of Health - Darwin, NT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Job description

Agency Department of Health Work unit Primary Health Care Top End Health Service

Job title Preventable Chronic Conditions Designation Nurse Level 4 RDO


Job type Full Time Duration Fixed to 10/12/2021

Salary $107,240 - $115,213 Location Darwin

Position number 18129 RTF 205404 Closing 24/02/2021

Contact Alison McLay on 0437 527 125 or alison.mclay@nt.gov.au

About the agency http://www.health.nt.gov.au/

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=205404

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all

diversity groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the

OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be

granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective:
Provides specialist education, advice and consultation related to specialty area in planning and selection of equipment, work

organisation, services, actions and achieving outcomes within time constraints.

Context statement:
Provides support to remote primary health centre staff to implement key areas of the Northern Territory Chronic Conditions

Prevention and Management Strategy, with specific focus on improving outcomes in early detection and management of

preventable chronic conditions. Extensive travel to allocated remote communities by 4WD or light aircraft is required for up to

a week at a time.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Provides appropriate, proficient, coordinated education programs, sound clinical and educational advice and may provide
direct clinical care for complex client presentations within the specialty area.

  • Provides direct clinical support and instruction, mentoring graduate, newly appointed or less experienced employees across
the multidisciplinary team.

  • Follows defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being
undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

  • Fosters a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour.
Selection criteria:
1. Current registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia or eligible for same.

2. Graduate Diploma beyond entry-to-practice in speciality area of clinical nursing/midwifery.

3. Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, implement, evaluate, advise and contribute to practice area and/or service

wide education and professional development across the continuum of learning.

4. Demonstrated experience providing direct clinical support and instruction, and mentoring students and less experienced staff

across the multidisciplinary team.

5. Demonstrated well-developed clinical and educational knowledge, skills and behaviours, including problem identification and

solution, analysis and interpretation of relevant data, and implementation of innovative and effective strategies to achieve

positive outcomes for individuals and groups.

6. Demonstrated use of effective communication skills to maximise productive working relationships including with key

stakeholders, obtaining cooperation or assistance to achieve effective and efficient implementation of service delivery and

programs for individuals, groups or communities within the speciality area.

7. Demonstrated application of 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.

Further Information:
Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities

or vehicles nor whilst working off-site. The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current working with

children clearance notice and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position

unless it is relevant to the position. This role carries specific immunisation requirements. To be eligible for appointment you will

be required to meet the immunisation requirements associated with Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances).

Please contact NursingMidwifery.DoH@nt.gov.au for further information.