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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior Health WorkerQueensland Government
Metro North Health is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering excellent care underpinned by our values of respect, integrity, high performance, teamwork and compassion. Metro North Health provides the full range of public sector health services including rural, regional and tertiary teaching hospitals. Our service covers an area of 4157 square kilometres and extends from the Brisbane River to north of Kilcoy.
Metro North facilities include: - Caboolture Hospital - Woodford Correctional Centre - Kilcoy Hospital - Redcliffe Hospital - The Prince Charles Hospital - The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital - Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service - Community and Oral Health - Metro North Mental Health Working within Metro North Health is an opportunity to contribute to providing outstanding health services to Queenslanders. We are committed to best practice and continuous quality improvement and encourages staff to take advantage of training and development opportunities. Metro North Health promotes a healthy balance between your work and personal life, provides flexible work hours, paid parental leave and study leave options.
For further information please visit the Metro North Health website. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community. About the Role Support the health journey of First Nations individuals presenting to the ETC; empowering the patient to engage in their own healthcare, assisting in the breakdown of healthcare barriers for First Nation consumers and thereby contributing to a co-designed model of care.
Engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers to co-design ongoing delivery of care. Support the patient, provide education, health promotion and follow up for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who present to the RBWH ETC. Develop Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patient knowledge of community services and resources and identify and participate in bridging any gaps in these services.
Assist the cultural capabilities officer and CAPABLE Clinical Nurse to deliver local activities on days of significant cultural and national importance (e.g. NAIDOC week, Sorry Day, National Reconciliation Week).
Job ad reference number: RBH382285 Close date: Tuesday, 31 August 2021 Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description. Why work for us? We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance. As a Queensland Health employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribut....