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Registered Nurse / Aboriginal Health Practitioner

Danila Dilba Health Service

Be a part of a team where you will increase access to primary health care services for vulnerable Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander people living both within the Darwin / Palmerston town camps and itinerant lifestyles of the Yilli Rreung Region. In addition, you will provide a support role to other health practitioners both within the organisation and the community.

You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time.

You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.

You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do.

You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.

You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career - follow your path at Danila Dilba.

Responsibilities include:

  • Be a first point of contact for identified clients, including completing an initial diagnosis, treatment and referrals as necessary (SODAF).
  • With guidance from a senior clinician work as per CARPA guidelines:
    • Screen patients and treat according to standards and patient’s journey
    • Identify ‘at risk’ clients, e.g. older people, youth and children
    • Monitor/maintain client group recalls
    • Perform health checks
    • Provide advice about healthy lifestyles, e.g. nutrition and physical activity, alcohol consumption and quit smoking programs through brief interventions
    • Refer to complimentary DDHS programs; link closely with local communities and support existing primary care services
    • Provide early intervention, coordinated care and information and referral services
    • Assist other clinical staff within mobile team and clinics including visiting health professionals and specialists

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