June 27, 2018

Practice Support Coordinator – 0.5 FTE

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Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) with its membership including the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT), the Northern Territory Department of Health and the Health Providers Alliance Northern Territory.

Among other things, NT PHN is focusing on improving the patient journey and coordination of care between the hospital and primary health care systems and between the broad range of practitioners within the primary health care domain.

Salary: $89,991 pro-rata
Benefits: Generous salary packaging and six weeks’ annual leave pro-rata
Location: Alice Springs

NT PHN considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under sub-s 35(1)(b)(ii) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT)

Practice Support positions work as a team to support the breadth of primary health care services and staff across the NT primary health care spectrum to remain up to date and skilled regarding delivery of contemporary and data driven primary health care.

This position as an Identified Indigenous position; along with their generic duties, will champion safe and inclusive service to Aboriginal peoples and to this will work alongside the Practice Support Team Leader and Primary Care CQI Manager to engage and enhance partnerships with Aboriginal organisations.

Key Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of the Australian Primary Health Care System with experience working in a primary health clinical setting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of cultural inclusive and safe service delivery.
  • Excellent presentation, oral, public speaking and written communication skills, with the ability to build rapport, write and deliver presentations, reports and external communications.
  • An understanding of primary healthcare, quality improvement cycles.
  • Strong organisational skills with experience in program management and delivery.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, under pressure, prioritise commitments and meet critical deadlines while maintaining quality standards.
  • Proven ability to relate well to people from diverse cultures and backgrounds and preferably with people from within the health service industry.
  • Ability to collaborate and work within, and/or build, a team environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Access, Work and Excel.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data.

How to Apply

For further information about the role and NT PHN visit www.ntphn.org.au
or call Jane Cooper on 08 8982 1051.

Applicants are required to provide a current CV and a cover letter addressing the key requirements of the role.

Applications close Wednesday 11 July 2018.

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