Aboriginal Health Worker (Clinical Stream)

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Aboriginal Health Worker directs patient contact and provides a full range of primary care support services under the supervision of the General Practitioners and clinic staff in a way that fully supports a high standards of quality care

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Aboriginality
  • Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice) and eligible for AHPRA registration.
  • Demonstrated experience of working independently and/or showing initiative in relation to patient care
  • Understanding and knowledge of specialist medical, allied health and support services locally
  • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of, respect for and compliance with culturally appropriate ways of working with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the primary health care setting in a variety of locations or ability to develop this knowledge base in the brief period of time
  • Computer literacy and a high standard of report writing
  • Driver’s License
  • Contact: Jelis Fatema
  • Email: jelisf@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: 02 9836 7300
  • Application closing date: Sunday, 20 June 2021


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