Digital Health Officer - Indigenous Affirmative

Posted 20 June 2022
Salary$58 - $63 per hour, Benefits: 12 Month Federal Government position
LocationSydney CBD
Job type Full time
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Other

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Sydney CBD
  • 12 Month Contract
  • $58 - $63 per hour + super
Our Federal Government Client is responsible for national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation, clinical quality, and safety. Their focus is on putting data and technology safely to work for patients, consumers and the healthcare professionals who look after them.

Key Accountabilities will include:
  • Responsible for driving and supporting locally tailored approaches to external provider education and adoption activities.
  • Coordinate internal resources and external providers in the development of online resources and taking responsibility for the implementation, testing, evaluation and on-going maintenance of these resources.
  • Lead education and change management activities by providing regular digital health ‘train the trainer’ education, training and updates for primary healthcare sectors and Indigenous Health delivery partners.
  • Work collaboratively with content writers, external providers and Clinical Reference Leads to ensure digital health education resources are fit for purpose and meet quality standards.
  • Manage all stages of online resource development projects.
  • Create, manage and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to drive the use of key digital health technologies.
To be successful you will need:
  • An understanding of aboriginal medical services, and potential challenges in day-to-day practice.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Prescribing, My Health Record and Secure Messaging or demonstrated ability to rapidly acquire this knowledge.
  • Previous experience in working with health clinicians and understanding of use of clinical information systems.
  • Previous experience in delivering change management within the health sector.
In addition, these roles are being recruited utilising Affirmative Measures and is open only to candidates who:
  1. Are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent; and
  2. Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and
  3. Are accepted by their community as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
As part of this recruitment process you will be required to provide documentation that confirms your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. You can load this with your application or provide if you are found suitable.  

  the filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under subsection 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.
To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold Australian Citizenship and will undergo a police background check prior to commencement.
If you are interested in this role, please do APPLY NOW or call Karen on 02 9200 3677 for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.