HealthPathways Manager – National Indigenous Times

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Health course manager

Location: Dubbo, Orange or Bathurst
Full-time contract with maximum duration until June 30, 2025 (with possibility of further extension)

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is currently looking for motivated individuals who have a passion for primary health care and community wellbeing.

The Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) funds a range of health services and programs to improve access to care and better health for our communities.

HealthPathways is an online health information tool that supports point-of-care primary care. It is a collaborative program that assists clinical redesign and connects patients to the best treatment options with local or specialist services in the fastest and most cost-effective way.

The HealthPathways Manager is responsible for providing effective leadership and management of all aspects of the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSWPHN) HealthPathways program, while ensuring that the team effectively contributes to the strategic and operational objectives of the program, working within available resources. The HealthPathways Manager will also be responsible for developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with key program stakeholders, including but not limited to GPs, GP and primary care staff, local health district, rationalizers, subject matter experts and clinical editors.

The HealthPathways Manager supports the strategic goals of the WNSWPHN by providing leadership to the clinician-led HealthPathways program. This will ensure that the program is developed and integrated across the region to maximize local relevance and enable the streamlining of referrals to provide appropriate care and redistribute healthcare services where possible.

The position can be based in any of our offices including Dubbo, Orange or Bathurst.

If you have any questions about this position after reading this document, please contact Sonya Berryman on 0417 810 234.

Applications should be submitted by email by 11:59 p.m. June 29, 2022 at: [email protected]

Selection criteria

Essential

  • Relevant higher degree in a health-related industry (e.g. nursing, allied health or health management)
  • Demonstrated experience in managing an effective team to achieve results
  • Proven ability to coordinate and facilitate working groups with a range of healthcare professionals to achieve results
  • Highly developed organizational and change management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to network and work collaboratively with a wide range of professionals and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering complex activities under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, set goals and achieve them within appropriate timeframes
  • Ability to undertake change and its implementation in the workplace
  • Highly developed skills and experience in the use of computer applications, in particular Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel within Western New South Wales; hold a valid driver’s license.

Desirable

  • Demonstrated experience in project management or change management
  • Extensive experience in various healthcare settings
  • Good knowledge of the HealthPathways program, including a working knowledge of the Pathways Administration System (DOT)
  • Experience working in the health, NGO or community service sectors
  • Experience working with Indigenous peoples, organizations and communities to plan and implement services and achieve results for Indigenous peoples.

About Western Health Alliance Ltd (WHAL)

as Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN)

The Western NSW PHN (WNSW PHN) is one of 31 Primary Health Networks in Australia. We are an independent not-for-profit organization funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health, set up to support frontline health and wellbeing services. Our goal is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of primary health care, ensuring that people receive the right care in the right place at the right time.

WNSW PHN is an agile, high-performing organization that responds to identified community, Commonwealth and state health policy needs, and the development needs of primary healthcare providers. We work closely with general medicine, indigenous medical services and other health care providers, local health districts, non-governmental organizations and the wider community to plan and fund programs that support services local health providers to meet the health needs of our communities.

Benefits of working with WHAL

We pride ourselves on being supportive and flexible and offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Generous salary conditioning options up to $18,450 per year
  • Professional development allowance and leave
  • Family and flexible working arrangements
  • Collaboration with passionate professionals
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Possibility to buy 2 weeks of additional leave or to cash in 2 weeks
  • Additional leave between the Christmas and New Year period
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free Employment Assistance Program

Guidelines for Applicants

These guidelines are intended to help you submit applications for advertised vacancies with the Western NSW PHN.

For an overview of responsibilities, job description, selection criteria and information on how to apply, please refer to the Employment tab in the “About Us” section of our website. www.wnswphn.org.au/about-us/employment

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

PLEASE NOTE:

As part of your application, you must provide a separate statement addressing each of the selection criteria along with your curriculum vitae. If you do not provide these two documents, your application will automatically not be accepted.

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