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Employment Opportunity – Chronic Disease Coordinator

Chronic Disease Coordinator

Wagga Wagga

About us

Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation (RivMed) is a long-established Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation in the heart of Wiradjuri Country. RivMed provide medical, dental services, social and emotional wellbeing programs and have been working for 30 years in the Riverina communities. RivMed works to effect change with the most marginalised and vulnerable people in our community. We work to achieve this through the provision of culturally appropriate medical, allied health, and well-being services for Aboriginal people and their families.

The organisation is currently undergoing a period of positive change with increased transparency and accountability.

The Role

The role of the Chronic Disease Coordinator (Practice Nurse or Aboriginal Health Practitioner) is to ensure the ongoing provision of the highest standards of care to client of the service through the provision of clinical services and health education and promotion enhance the clinical services provided to clients of RivMed with the aim of improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the area.

You will need several years’ experience in coordinating care for people with chronic diseases. You will also need:

Motivation to provide service excellence
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a multi disciplinary team environment
Demonstrated capacity to work in a collaborative manner with staff.
Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to problem solve issues on a day to day basis.
Ability to discuss and explain complex issues to clients.
Demonstrated high level of clinical skills and qualifications relevant to the position.
An understanding of the standards required documentation and electronic data management in health.
A demonstrated understanding of the issues and barriers that impact upon the health outcomes of Aboriginal people
Commitment to ongoing participation in education, professional development, evidence based research and quality assurance
To discuss this vacancy please call Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation 02 6923 5300.

Conditions of Employment

The successful applicants must demonstrate vaccination for Covid-19 in line with current Department of Health regulations.

The successful applicants will be required to have a National Police Check and Working with Children Check in accordance with legislative requirements

Two reference checks will be required including one recent supervisor.

We offer an excellent range of benefits including:

Non-profit status with salary sacrifice available to reduce tax and increase your take home pay

An opportunity to really make a difference to the communities we serve.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for these positions is 9.00am on Friday 26 November 2022.