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Locum DMS – Howard Springs Quarantine Facility – Department Of Health

Locum DMS – Howard Springs Quarantine Facility – Department Of Health

Company: Department Of Health NT
Location: Darlinghurst, NT
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 06/01/2022
Job Contact:

Allison Hanson

0415 075 498


Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Darlinghurst, NT
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Application Close Date: 6/2/2022

Where you’ll be working

An exciting opportunity to work with the Department of Health in the NT to oversee and assist with the day to day running of the Centre of National Resilience. Reporting to the Executive Director of Quarantine, you’ll be managing the delivery of safe multidisciplinary health care in a quarantine context at the Centre for National Resilience (CNR).

About the Role

The quarantine facility provides accommodation, health, wellness and medical support to quarantined individuals. All international (repatriation), other international arrivals and individuals from areas of outbreak within Australia arriving in the Northern Territory are required under the Chief Health Officer Direction to undertake mandatory supervised quarantine at the CNR. The primary function of the CNR is to ensure the safe repatriation of Australians whilst providing best practice management of infection control and prevention preventing COVID-19 transmission to the community, and they are also currently assisting with the NT remote outbreak of COVID-19.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  1. Providing senior leadership and management of medical services on-site and after-hours.
  2. Manage and coordinate clinical governance including standard operating procedures, safety, and quality across the quarantine site.
  3. Develop and deliver education for quarantine workers in the hierarchy of controls for the prevention of COVID-19 transmission.
  4. You’ll be providing clinical leadership of the CNR to deliver a safe environment for staff including testing and vaccination regimes.
  5. Deliver a sustainable primary-care-focused medical service for quarantined individuals presenting with COVID-19 and/or non-COVID-19 related health concerns.
  6. Develop standard pathways and establish sustainable relationships with specialist services in the acute care system to support residents on-site and minimise transfer into the acute care system.
  7. Liaise with the CDC and the Office of the Chief Health Officer to ensure end-to-end systems and communication, particularly for the management of COVID-19 positive residents and their close contacts.
  8. Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
  9. Deliver a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour

About You

  • FRACMA or relevant qualifications such as MBA.
  • AHPRA Specialist Registration.
  • Australian citizen/permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen, or a relevant work visa.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in medical admin.


More information

Contact Allison Flanigan (Hanson) – Prescript’s Senior Recruitment Partner – to find out more. Allison is very happy to answer any questions you may have about this role.

  • Mobile: 0415 075 498
    Email: allison@prescript.com.au


Applications close: Sunday the 6th of February 2022.


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