Program Coordinator - GP & Allied Health Services

Date published

09 Jan 2019

Applications close

04 Feb 2019

Location

Melbourne
RFDS Primary Health Care

The Organisation

Proudly serving Australians since 1928, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides emergency aero medical and health services for people in rural and remote Australia. RFDS Victoria supports the work of the Flying Doctor throughout Australia and is also growing its services across the State.

In Victoria the RFDS works in partnership with a number of community health organisations across the State to improve the health and well-being of our rural and regional communities. We believe in creating opportunities so all Victorians have the choice to access essential primary health care services. Each year we come into contact with over 30,000 patients throughout Victoria, this includes primary health care and transport by air or on the road.

The Role


Reporting to the Health Services Manager (GP and Allied Health Services), the Program Coordinator (GP and Allied Health Services) will be responsible for assisting with operations and delivery of a variety of rural healthcare programs including the Flying Doctors Rural Women’s GP clinic, Mobile Eye Care and North West network project.

The role of Program Coordinator will see the successful applicant assisting with the start-to-finish operation of healthcare programs, from development and implementation to evaluation and reporting. Requiring strong project coordination, planning, monitoring and reporting skills, the Program Coordinator will be required to take a hands-on approach to operational needs such as program establishment and service planning.  This role requires excellent relationship management abilities and will be responsible for establishing and maintaining collaborative and productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders while ensuring excellent and innovation in program delivery.

The successful candidate will have a strong sense of accountability and will be required to possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of personal drive and initiative as well as highly developed monitoring, reporting and project planning skills.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A tertiary qualification in a health discipline
  • Qualification or experience in the coordination of health programs
  • Proven experience in successfully managing multiple complex health care programs
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with a wide variety of health care sector stakeholders
  • Proven professionalism with high level problem solving skills
  • Experience managing deadlines, resources and budgets
  • Excellent computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office applications

Key Selection Criteria

  • A tertiary qualification in a health discipline
  • Proven experience in successfully managing multiple complex health care programs
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with a wide variety of health care sector stakeholders
  • Experience managing deadlines, resources and budgets
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills

You will be joining an energetic and supportive team who are passionate and motivated to improve the health and wellbeing of rural Victorians. Please note that as this role may require some travel across Victoria a Victorian Drivers Licence will be essential. If this sounds like the job for you please submit your resume, a cover letter and a document (no more than two pages) addressing the Key Selection Criteria by clicking the Apply button.

Application will close by  COB Monday 4th February, 2019.

RFDS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.