Have a real impact on the health and wellbeing of our Indigenous communities.
Work with a down to earth team, dedicated to what we do
Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural, and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.
About the role
You will oversee the delivery of quality, culturally sensitive, comprehensive primary health care services allied health and specialist services. This role will also look explore a range of new services and programs within DDHS.
You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time.
You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.
You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do.
You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.
You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career - follow your path at Danila Dilba.
Provide diabetes and self-management guidance and education to pre-diabetics, type 1, type2, and gestational diabetic patients.
Develop individualised diabetes education plans for patients in collaboration with medical provider, and monitor adherence to plan.
Provide nutritional counselling for weight control and diabetes management.
Use comprehensive knowledge of nutrition to assist patients with meal planning.
Teach patients to manage blood glucose with carbohydrate counting and to manage weight with calorie counting.
Assist medical provider in assessing need for, and frequency, of self-glucose monitoring and teach patients self-glucose monitoring.
Assist medical provider in evaluating blood glucose logs in conjunction with diet diaries at provider visits.
We want you to be proud of both the work you do and of who you work for! Follow your path at Danila Dilba - where every person matters!
Are you the right person?
You will have:
Qualification as a health professional (e.g., Nurse/ Pharmacist) and current registration with AHPRA.
Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA)-Credentialled Diabetes Educator or working towards credentialing.
Experience working with Adults with Type 2, Type 1 Diabetes and Women with Gestational Diabetes to facilitate and support self-management: including Endocrinology specialist support.
Proven ability to independently plan, prioritise and complete a high-volume complex workload within a changing environment.
Demonstrated awareness and understanding of Aboriginal culture and proven experience in working effectively with patients and families/carers of diverse cultural and social backgrounds