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Indigenous Hospital Liaison Officer - Identified

North West Hospital and Health Service HHS

Unique locations
Friendly communities
Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

Covering an area of approximately , square kilometres and servicing many of the remote communities within North-Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria, the North West Hospital and Health Service NWHHS is responsible for the health promotion and wellbeing of people within the service area and ensuring that effective, high quality services are accessible to all.p>

As an employer we focus on positive health outcomes for the people of our region and embrace innovative ways to achieve this and support our staff to flourish in their careers.p>

The role

You will provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inpatients and their families throughout their patient journey, during their stay at Mount Isa Hospital and contribute to the discharge planning process.p>

Working alongside health professionals and other staff, the role is to assist to improve the sensitivity and understanding of all health care providers with respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural beliefs and other issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.p>


Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 Qld, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.p>

Pre-employment screening will be conducted for the successful candidate; this include criminal history checks and Vaccine Preventable Diseases VPD risk role compliance.PD risk roles require evidence of vaccination or immunity to
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis and COVID-. 3-month period of probation apply.p>

The benefits

Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff.p>

To attract top tier candidates we provide generous remuneration packages and employment benefits that include

4 weeks p. recreational leave with 17. loading
up to 12. employer superannuation contribution
professional development assistance
long service and sick leave accrual
Salary Packaging Options
plus access to corporate discounts, and employee wellness and assistance programs.r>

Base salary
$81,534 to $89,828 per annum AO4.p>

A unique and progressive city nestled amount the splendour of the Selwyn>

Affectionately known as the ?oasis of the outback,' Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour.eople enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities.ou will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo.p>

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!


Regina Mullins on 4876.p>

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