$55k per annum (excluding superannuation) for a 12-month contract – July 2018 to July 2019

The House Call Doctor Indigenous Liaison Officer will be responsible for a range of tasks including:

  • deliver outcomes for the PhD funded Telehealth program, includes initial planning, budget management, resource allocation, timely delivery of tasks and reporting
  • undertake liaison with GP clinics within designated rural and remote areas, explaining the redirection of patient reports for patients without regular GP’s
  • liaise with ATSI community members on benefits of telehealth
  • manage internal and external relationships to ensure meaningful involvement of the telehealth program
  • delivering marketing material to clinics, pharmacies, community centres, residential aged care facilities
  • provide advice and support to doctors, pharmacies and their staff regarding cultural awareness within ATSI communities
  • the ability to travel monthly within the PHN Far North Queensland catchment area – ranging from Clermont in the south, to Port Douglas in the north.
  • using CRM to record all visits and relevant data to assist in meeting kpi’s
  • meet achievable KPI’s as requested and directed

Within the context of the responsibilities described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who:

  • demonstrates the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and has a practical understanding of Indigenous lifestyle, along with community and health issues
  • demonstrates strong customer service skills
  • is self-motivated and can work autonomously
  • has proven time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • can follow direction and complete tasks as requested

The successful applicant will:

  • demonstrate sound communication, consultation and liaison skills and the ability to interact with various stakeholders
  • be available and willing for media appearances when required
  • have an Australian open drivers licence
  • be over 25 years of age to meet vehicle insurance requirements
  • have a Working with Children Blue Card or the ability to obtain one
  • have a current criminal history/police check
  • This role is designated as Indigenous Identified. Under s 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld), it is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.
  • have car, mobile phone, laptop, tablet, and full training and support provided within and for the duration of the role
  • Applications close Monday 16th July, 2018.


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