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Remote Area Nurse, Child Health | Malmaldharra Health Centre, Millingimbi, East Arnhem Land

Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation

Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation is the regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in East Arnhem Land, providing comprehensive primary health care services for over 6,000 Indigenous residents of North East Arnhem and public health services for close to 10,000 people across the region.
We are currently looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and reliable person to a position to complement much needed services aimed at improving the health of local people in Aboriginal communities.

You will also have the opportunity to provide clinical mentoring for Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Health Practitioner Trainees and work closely with Aboriginal Community Workers, administration and logistics staff.

Malmaldharra Health Centre is a 24hr health service provider and as such you will be required to attend to and manage - with the support of the Aboriginal Health Practitioners - after hours medical emergencies.

The opportunities that exist include:
  • Remote Area Nurse 4 –Child Health
  • Provide child health care of excellence to the families of Milingimbi
  • Deliver acute and routine nursing care and clinical assessments.
  • Plan and provide health promotional activities.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Work in partnership with the local community to identify health needs and potential solutions

The successful applicant will have:
  • Current General Nurse Registration with the AHPRA.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of Post Graduate nursing experience, with at least 3 years being in a remote clinical practice.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary and cross cultural environment.
  • Well-developed skills in program management, communication, conflict resolution, negotiation and problem solving.
  • A knowledge and commitment to the principles of Aboriginal Community Control. 
You will be very well regarded in the application process if you also have current Remote Nursing credentialing in:
  • Advanced Life Support (ALS)
  • Maternal Emergency Care (MEC)
  • Remote Emergency Care (REC)
  • Paediatriac Emergency Care (PEC)
  • About Giving Vaccines (AGV)
  • Pharmocotherapeutics         
For information about Miwatj Health Service please visit
General enquiries and applications to Human Resources on (08) 8939-1937, or email
A Job Description and Selection Criteria can be obtained from our website


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

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Registered NurseMiwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation
Location Northern Territory,Darwin
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Paediatric / Picu
Job Type Full Time
Estimated Salary Package Attractive salary on offer+Super+On call+Accommodation
Closing Date 19-05-2017

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