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Registered Nurse

Mount Isa

Full Time

The Registered Nurse reports operationally to the Clinics Manager The Registered Nurse is responsible for the following: Provide high quality nursing practice including assessment, examination, treatment and case management, along with contributing to the development of models of holistic health incorporating continuity of care; Works within a clinical team environment with the aim of improving the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through the provision of comprehensive and culturally valid primary health care services. Selection Criteria   Current unconditional nursing registration through AHPRA with a minimum of two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse; Demonstrated ability to comply with the professional code of ethics and function in accordance with legislation affecting nursing practice; It is an essential requirement of the position that the applicant holds (or is willing to obtain within 6 months of starting): National recognised qualification in Phlebotomy Immunisation endorsement A comprehensive understanding of health issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and a strong commitment to improving health outcomes; Ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Commitment to the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Health Control Service; Demonstrated skill in working in a primary care setting, in particular the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with a sound understanding of your role in the cycle of care for a client Demonstrated effective verbal and written skills with particular emphasis on interpersonal communication skills, confidentiality and record keeping Computer literate and ability to work effectively with electronic client record systems Willingness to work flexible hours as required, including the requirement to travel, work and stay overnight for up to several days at a time in remote areas.  Willingness to travel by road and small planes. Desirable: A local Aboriginal or Islander person, with established connections to the region. Current Immunisation endorsement and experience Experience working within a general practice setting Training under the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) Training in Implanon insertion and removal Practical Requirements: Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD) – essential Satisfactory police check – no serious Criminal/Court record Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card Willingness to work flexible hours as required, including the requirement to travel, work and stay overnight for up to several days at a time in remote areas.  Willingness to travel by road and small planes If you are interested in applying for this position click APPLY! Applications are to be submitted by COB Wednesday the 7th of December 2022. For further information please contact Kate Troxell on 0436 924 495, or ktroxell@gidgeehealing.com

Senior Registered Nurse

Mount Isa

Full Time

The position is responsible for specialist community and primary health nursing services that focuses on the prevention, early detection and management of health problems for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team ensure effective screening, service delivery and administration practices are delivered in accordance with the approved Model of Care.  The position will provide day to day oversight to the Clinic team ensuring smooth functioning of clinic operations and delivery of clinical care in line with the approved model of care. The role will entail service delivery from designated primary clinic locations and outreach services, under limited supervision, as required. Nursing Degree or relevant Medical tertiary qualifications with current Nursing Registration  with AHPRA as a RN and current practicing certificate  Immunisation Endorsement and experience Demonstrated clinic experience, in particular the ability to implement and support a medical/primary health care team and effectively plan, and coordinate own and teams workload to achieve results. Ability to demonstrate good clinical skills An ability to communicate and empathise with Aboriginal people Understanding of the principles of primary health care Ability to work with a wide variety of professionals and the public, as part of a team An ability to liaise and work with local communities and relevant Government and non-Government organizations. Ability to work as part of a multi- disciplinary team and understand the Cycle of care Patient system Effective communication skills – written, verbal and interpersonal Demonstrated competence in use of Business Technology, internet and desktop applications; e.g. outlook, word, spreadsheet and database packages Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD) – essential As an AHPRA registered health professional, your registration includes the assessment of a national criminal history check and the provisions of the Blue Card (working with children and young people) requirements.  Any changes to criminal history should be advised to the supervisor as soon as practicable. Current First Aid Certificate Travel and work outside of normal working hours (including late night weekly clinics and Saturday clinics) to meet operational delivery requirements   If you are interested in applying for this position click APPLY! Applications are to be submitted by COB Tuesday the 13th of December 2022. For further information please contact Kate Troxell on 0436 924 495, or ktroxell@gidgeehealing.com

Workplace Health & Safety and Training - Trainee

Mount Isa

Full Time

Purpose To deliver quality learning and development solutions that meet individual and organisational needs, and to operationalise a comprehensive learning and development plan that ensures Gidgee Healing employees are a highly capable workforce with the skills required to meet organisational objectives. To deal with WHS issues in a timely manner to contribute Functional Accountabilities Functional accountabilities of this role include: Providing high-quality Training & Development services to Gidgee employees. Administering the following Learning & Development functions: Mandatory Training Training and Development Professional Development Workshop Facilitation Learning and Development Projects Supporting the Learning and Development Team with the provision of Training & Development advice and information to all staff. Provide WHS support to Gidgee healing Departments and staff Complete Health and safety audits Administer the gidgee Healing Risk register and update as required Selection Criteria Willingness to train in qualifications in Workplace health and safety and Training and assessing Willing to work collaboratively within a Learning and Development team. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across a broad range of Gidgee employees Ability to plan and prioritise own work and utilise initiative to deliver work activities and projects in a timely and effective manner. Contribute positively within a team environment, demonstrating a friendly, positive attitude and willingness to learn. Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a team and to maintain strict confidentiality. High level computer literacy. Other Requirements Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD) – essential or willing to obtain . Satisfactory police check – no serious Criminal/Court record. Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card. Willingness to work flexible hours as required, including the requirement to travel, work and stay overnight for up to several days at a time in remote areas.  Willingness to travel by road and small plane.   If you are interested in applying for this position click APPLY! Applications are to be submitted by COB Friday the 2nd of December 2022. For further information please contact Kate Troxell on 0436 924 495, or ktroxell@gidgeehealing.com

Patient Concierge

Mount Isa

Full Time

Purpose Gidgee Healing is seeking a highly organized Patient Concierge to support a busy Primary Health Care patient waiting area. Using your excellent customer service and relationship-building skills, you will assist and support our health professionals by providing a service at the main entrance to the facility. The role will include: Promotion of mask-wearing as a requirement for entering the facility Promote and ensure hand hygiene and other Infection prevention and control procedures are upheld Ask patients/ visitors if they have an appointment (response as guided by the service) Ask patients if they have any Covid-19 like symptoms before they enter (response as guided by the service) Support patients to access refreshments while waiting Support patient’s queries relating to waiting times for appointments Work independently day-to-day as well as part of a team Selection Criteria Experience in Reception duties Friendly and professional manner Well presented A strong work ethic based on excellence, commitment, and responsibility Commitment to patient care Excellent communication skills. And the ability to communicate respectfully to all demographics. Qualities: caring, common sense, assertive, organized, has a solutions-focused approach, and the ability to take initiative. Demonstrate knowledge and experience with levels of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion. Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment. A background in healthcare settings would be highly regarded but not essential Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged Other Requirements It is a requirement of this role to wear a face mask when on duty at the clinic. Current Criminal History check or ability to obtain one. Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card. Current COVID-19 vaccination status   If you are interested in applying for this position, click APPLY! Applications are to be submitted by COB Tuesday the 13th of December 2022. For further information please contact Kate Troxell on 0436 924 495 or ktroxell@gidgeehealing.com

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