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Northern Australia Primary Health Limited's (NAPHL) mission is to enhance and promote the health and wellbeing of people living within Northern Queensland, prioritising people with the highest need.

 

Please click below locations for current vacancies

Care Coordinator - Indigenous Health Program

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited

Integrated Team Care (ITC) - Indigenous Health Program

Care Coordinator – Indigenous specified position

 

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

 

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited's (NAPHL) as the lead for the ITC consortium has a mission to improve health outcomes by meeting demand through partnerships and innovation. NAPHL promotes the health and wellbeing of people living within Northern Queensland, prioritising people with the highest need.

 

We are currently seeking applications from motivated people to compliment the Integrated Team Care Program in the Townsville and Mackay region.

 

What's on Offer?

  • Generous salary packaging benefits up to $16,000
  • Supports professional development
  • Culturally supportive work culture with flexible work options
  • Be part of a team that understands the community and consumer and focuses on delivering value

 

The role of Care Coordinators

Care coordination is most successful when there is a close relationship between the patient's GP and the Care Coordinator.

 

Care Coordinators provide support to identify when a patient's condition may require further assistance from a health professional.

 

Care coordination activities undertaken by Care Coordinators must be in accordance with a care plan developed by a referring GP for eligible patients. Care coordination activities may include:

  • providing appropriate clinical care, consistent with the skills and qualifications of the Care Coordinator;
  • arranging the required services outlined in the patient's care plan, in close consultation with their home practice;
  • ensuring there are arrangements in place for the patient to get to appointments;
  • involving the patient's family or carer as appropriate;
  • transferring and updating the patient's medical records;
  • assisting the patient to participate in regular reviews by their primary care providers; and:
  • assisting patients to:- adhere to treatment regimens - for example, encouraging medication compliance;
  • develop chronic condition self-management skills; and
  • connect with appropriate community-based services such as those that provide.

 

Care Coordinators are required to be qualified health workers with a minimum requirement of a Cert III (preferably Cert IV) in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Care.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

Applications should be sent to recruitment@naphl.com.au

 

Applications should consist of your CV, together with a covering letter of no more than 1 page in length detailing your experience relevant to the Knowledge & Experience

Submit Application

Integrated Team Care - Indigenous Health Program - Indigenous Outreach Worker

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited

Indigenous Health Program

Indigenous Outreach Worker - Indigenous specified position

 

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

 

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited's (NAPHL) as the lead for the ITC consortium has a mission to improve health outcomes by meeting demand through partnerships and innovation. NAPHL promotes the health and wellbeing of people living within Northern Queensland, prioritising people with the highest need.

 

We are currently seeking applications from motivated people to compliment the Integrated Team Care Program in the Townsville and Mackay region.

 

What's on Offer?

  • Generous salary packaging benefits up to $16,000
  • Supports professional development
  • Culturally supportive work culture with flexible work options
  • Be part of a team that understands the community and consumer and focuses on delivering value

 

The role of Indigenous Health Workers

The work of Outreach Workers should be tailored to meet the needs of the communities which they are supporting. This work could include:

  • Distributing information/resources to communities about services that are available to/for them, and encouraging them to use primary health care services in their region;
  • Encouraging and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to attend appointments with GPs, including health assessments and care planning;
  • Assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to travel to and from appointments;
  • Providing support for outreach/visiting health professionals where required;
  • Distributing information to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about how to access available services

 

Outreach Workers must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and have strong links with the community in which they work and possess effective communication skills.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

Applications should be sent to recruitment@naphl.com.au and include the following:

  • Current Resume
  • Covering letter detailing your experience to support the relevant role
  • Evidence of qualifications

 

 

Submit Application

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited

ABN 870 633 972 31

Tel 07 4421 7700      Fax 07 4421 7799

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level 4, Clinical Practice Building

James Cook University, QLD 4814

 

 

 

PO Box 7780
Garbutt QLD 4814

 

 

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