The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) leads the development, planning and deliver of comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in South East Queensland.
The Family Health and Wellbeing team is responsible for supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in South East Queensland with the following services: Legal, Social health, Birthing and early childhood (BiOC and ANFPP), Early Childhood education (Deadly Kindies) Family Wellbeing, Paediatric Occupational and Speech pathology.
The Paediatric Services team aim is to support parents and children, from early childhood through to teenage year (15 years of age) to enhance family functioning and promote childhood development and parental wellbeing.
About the Role?
As the Paediatric Care Coordinator within IUIH network the role is to coordinate the care for children (under the age of 8 years predominately but extending to 15 where necessary) and their families. This role will entail both coordination as well as direct clinical care.
Work within the IUIH model of care to:
- Coordinate care for the paediatrician and other paediatric specialist services
- Deliver clinical services including assessment of the infant and child
- Initiate and participate in case management and review meetings with both internal and external stakeholders
- Develop effective linkages with external services and agencies
- Ensure children have a current completed 715 health check
- Develop and maintain effective linkages with external services and agencies
- Collaborate with internal services such as Allied Health services.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with child and families in a primary care setting
- Unconditional nursing registration with AHPRA
- Valid Disability Worker Screening Check (Yellow Card)
- C Class Drivers Licence
- Strong attention to details with a focus on clinical assessment and preventative health checks
- Demonstrated ability to meet targets and performance outcomes
- Demonstrated ability to work autonomously in a highly skilled role.
Desirable, but not mandatory:
- Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and /or communities
- Post graduate qualification in Child Health, Public Health or related qualification.
What Can we Offer?
At IUIH we recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability.
- At IUIH ‘Our Collectivity is Our Strength’.
- We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that invites applications from all people.
- Be part of Australia’s largest community controlled Aboriginal Health Service.
- Access to “Growing Our Own Opportunities” through in-house training and programs.
- Weekly Staff Wellness activities and ‘Gather and Grow’ yarns and award ceremonies.
- Propa ‘Ways’ training and a cultural integrity framework embedded through our monthly socialisation activities.
- Opportunities to attend community events such as NAIDOC, Rugby League Carnivals and more.
- A range of Salary Sacrifice options including Novated Leasing, Meal & Entertainment Cards and lots more.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Midday Monday 14th August 2023