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Health Workforce Coordinator - Locum

Northern Territory Primary Health Network

About the Opportunity

The role coordinates short-term placement of health professionals across the NT to cover periods of need. The role is responsible for supporting both health services and health professionals in the delivery of the program including advertising of locum vacancies, screening, registration & credentialing of health professionals, contract administration and client relationship management. As well as providing a coordinated and professional placement experience for the Health Service and health professionals while ensuring NT PHN meet relevant legislative requirements.

The role will be expected to contribute to the continuous improvement of the program and implement processes and procedures as well as understand other program areas to provide coverage and support as needed.

About You

Reporting to the Workforce Access Team Lead – Workforce Access, the role is accountable for:

  • Work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a high-performing team, engage positively with management and all internal staff. 
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders including internal and external clients, partners and primary health care services to plan for and manage locum cover requests
  • Attraction and registration of locum health professionals to the NT locum program including credentialing of health professionals, coordination of clinical interviews and administration of contracts
  • Coordinating travel and accommodation for locum placements to meet the needs of health services
  • Financial administration including preparation, recording and reconciling of financial expenditure. 
  • Contribute to continuous service improvement activities. 

Organisation Wide

  • Work respectfully and inclusively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and people form diverse backgrounds.
  • Contribute to a positive workplace culture by working collaboratively and purposefully across the organisation identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Proactive approach to work health and safety, specifically taking responsibility for the health and safety of self and others.

The responsibilities listed above are indicative and not intended to be comprehensive. Responsibilities may vary from time to time. You may be required to perform a range of tasks that are outside your main list of responsibilities, but are within the scope of your skill, competency and training, or are incidental and peripheral to your main responsibilities.

What’s in it for You

  • Working for NT PHN means being a part of an organisation with a bigger picture purpose to improve health care outcomes for Territorians
  • Enjoy up to $15,899 of salary sacrifice and a generous base salary
  • Enjoy a vast, fast paced and challenging work environment where you will work as a part of a dynamic, supportive and collaborative team
  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements, work life balance and a positive, professional work culture
  • Receive 6 weeks leave per annum
  • Enjoy the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and career
  • Have the freedom to apply innovative and creative thinking
  • Enjoy bring your dog to work Fridays and active social club

Commitment to Reconciliation

NT PHN is committed to undertaking all work within a culturally inclusive, sensitive and safe framework that supports Reconciliation. The NT PHN Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan shows our commitment and dedication to embedding reconciliation initiatives into business and our everyday work.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged for all NT PHN positions.

Visit our website https://www.ntphn.org.au/about/join-us/

Role Description – Health Workforce Coordinator - Locum

If you have any questions or for more information about the role, please contact Michelle Pollard the Outreach Health Services Team Lead on 08 8982 1071.

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