Project Officer - Remote Primary Health Care Manuals

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide Mail Centre, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Availability:
Fixed-Term until 2023 | Part Time
Location:
This position is available at our NT Rural and Remote Health locations including Alice Springs, Darwin, Katherine and Nhulunbuy.
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level B
Academic Type:
Research (Academic)
Salary Range:
Level B: $99,827 - 118,135 p.a.
Reporting to:
Project Director, Remote Primary Health Care Manuals
The Project Officer will provide project and administrative support to ensure successful outcomes for the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals project. This project is coordinating the ongoing revision and publication of new editions (paper-based and electronic) of the CARPA Standard Treatment Manual, the Minymaku Kutju Tjukurpa Women’s Business Manual, the Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice, the Medicines Book for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, and the Reference Book for the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (electronic only).

Key Position Responsibilities

The Project Officer is accountable to:

  • Participating as a member of the project team coordinating the revision and production of electronic and paper-based versions of the suite of Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (the Manuals).

  • Playing a lead role in coordinating, planning and executing project tasks in collaboration with the project team, editorial committee and other key stakeholders.

  • Liaising with and coordinate the activities of researchers, health/medical specialists and primary health care practitioners in the revision of the manuals.

  • Providing review and development advice to practitioners revising the manuals, including undertaking or assisting with literature searches and gathering and synthesising of evidence for best practice guideline development where needed.

  • Assisting in research activities related to the project.

  • Working collaboratively with the Project Director (Remote Primary Health Care Manuals) on the maintenance and development of the Content Management System and other related IT systems to meet the project’s needs.

  • Providing detailed editing and revision of the drafts prepared by the reviewing practitioners to ensure accuracy and appropriateness.

  • Liaising with IT, illustrators and other professionals as required to ensure completion of the manual content to the highest standard in electronic and paper-based format.

  • Contributing to the promotion of the Manuals and the review process, the development of reports, and other documentation as required.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Combination of relevant qualification(s) and experience or relevant Doctoral or equivalent qualification

  • Experience in remote Indigenous health practice and understanding of the issues that impact health and clinical services.

  • Demonstrated experience to undertake collaborative research and establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and industry.

  • Evidence of commitment to the key elements of Flinders Reconciliation Action Plan including fostering an environment that recognizes and embraces Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, knowledges, and cultures.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective collaborations across sectors and organizations and experience in cross-cultural communication.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to provide high level advice and support, and liaise effectively with a wide range of health practitioners including remote area nurses, Aboriginal health practitioners, allied health professionals, medical officers and specialists.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills including demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workloads and work to deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking literature reviews

  • High level experience in the use of computer packages including word processing, electronic publishing of large documents and databases

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person (desirable)

For application enquiries, please contact: Anthea Brand

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card. 


A National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will be required by Flinders University before the successful applicant can commence in this position. If you have any queries in this regard, please raise them with the named contact person in this Position Description in the first instance. 



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

27 Oct 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Availability:
Fixed-Term until 2023 | Part Time
Location:
This position is available at our NT Rural and Remote Health locations including Alice Springs, Darwin, Katherine and Nhulunbuy.
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level B
Academic Type:
Research (Academic)
Salary Range:
Level B: $99,827 - 118,135 p.a.
Reporting to:
Project Director, Remote Primary Health Care Manuals
The Project Officer will provide project and administrative support to ensure successful outcomes for the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals project. This project is coordinating the ongoing revision and publication of new editions (paper-based and electronic) of the CARPA Standard Treatment Manual, the Minymaku Kutju Tjukurpa Women’s Business Manual, the Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice, the Medicines Book for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, and the Reference Book for the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (electronic only).

Key Position Responsibilities

The Project Officer is accountable to:

  • Participating as a member of the project team coordinating the revision and production of electronic and paper-based versions of the suite of Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (the Manuals).

  • Playing a lead role in coordinating, planning and executing project tasks in collaboration with the project team, editorial committee and other key stakeholders.

  • Liaising with and coordinate the activities of researchers, health/medical specialists and primary health care practitioners in the revision of the manuals.

  • Providing review and development advice to practitioners revising the manuals, including undertaking or assisting with literature searches and gathering and synthesising of evidence for best practice guideline development where needed.

  • Assisting in research activities related to the project.

  • Working collaboratively with the Project Director (Remote Primary Health Care Manuals) on the maintenance and development of the Content Management System and other related IT systems to meet the project’s needs.

  • Providing detailed editing and revision of the drafts prepared by the reviewing practitioners to ensure accuracy and appropriateness.

  • Liaising with IT, illustrators and other professionals as required to ensure completion of the manual content to the highest standard in electronic and paper-based format.

  • Contributing to the promotion of the Manuals and the review process, the development of reports, and other documentation as required.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Combination of relevant qualification(s) and experience or relevant Doctoral or equivalent qualification

  • Experience in remote Indigenous health practice and understanding of the issues that impact health and clinical services.

  • Demonstrated experience to undertake collaborative research and establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and industry.

  • Evidence of commitment to the key elements of Flinders Reconciliation Action Plan including fostering an environment that recognizes and embraces Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, knowledges, and cultures.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective collaborations across sectors and organizations and experience in cross-cultural communication.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to provide high level advice and support, and liaise effectively with a wide range of health practitioners including remote area nurses, Aboriginal health practitioners, allied health professionals, medical officers and specialists.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills including demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workloads and work to deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking literature reviews

  • High level experience in the use of computer packages including word processing, electronic publishing of large documents and databases

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person (desirable)

For application enquiries, please contact: Anthea Brand

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card. 


A National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will be required by Flinders University before the successful applicant can commence in this position. If you have any queries in this regard, please raise them with the named contact person in this Position Description in the first instance. 



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

27 Oct 2021
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