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Primary Care Coordinator

The Primary Care Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of our primary care education program.

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Primary Care Coordinator:

1.0 FTE role based in Adelaide

Kidney Health Australia has an exciting opportunity for a highly organised individual to join our team. Due to the impending retirement of a valued team member, we have a vacancy in our primary care coordinator role. If you have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as qualifications or experience working in health, then we would love to hear from you!

Kidney Health Australia’s primary care program aims to promote the early detection and best practice management of kidney disease and linked conditions to health professionals working in primary care. We do this through the developing educational content, the delivery of educational workshops, training, resources, and programs for both Primary Care health professionals (GPs, nurses, pharmacists, Aboriginal health workers and others) and consumers.

The Primary Care Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of our primary care education program. This involves coordinating the planning, development, promotion, implementation, evaluation and reporting for our primary care workshops and resources for health professionals and consumers at a national level. The incumbent will work collaboratively with an experienced team.

Key responsibilities include

Coordinate all aspects of kidney health Australia’s primary care program education session across face to face an digital formats. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Answering enquiries from and following up potential education hosts for the primary care education program
  • Take bookings for workshops, coordinate all aspects of workshop delivery including sourcing qualified presenters.
  • Liaising with workshop hosts and speakers from the initial inquiry until completion of evaluation reports
  • Distribution of workshop materials to speakers and workshop hosts
  • Maintaining data-base and thorough records of workshops
  • Completion of reports for workshops as required.
  • Promotion of Kidney Health Australia’s educational services and resources to potential host organisation

Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders necessary for the effective delivery of the primary care program.

Coordinate the review and development of workshop modules and materials as required to make sure they are kept up to date and reflect best practice recommendations.

Coordinate the promotion, sales and distribution of Kidney Health Australia clinical and consumer resources.

Coordinate the review of Kidney Health Australia’s suite of education resources for both health professionals and consumers to ensure they are consistent with current evidence-based care and health literacy principles.

Keep accurate records and database of materials usage, review and distribution so as to measure the impact of our activities.

Collaborate with other team members on clinical project development and deliverables where required.

Assist with other duties are required.

Qualifications / Experience

Either a tertiary qualification in health / medical / or social sciences / education/ public health or another relevant discipline, or relevant experience within a similar role in a health organisation.


    • Experience working within the health sector, education or sciences
    • Experience developing educational materials
    • Knowledge of the primary care or environment and the processes and systems used to manage chronic diseases
    • Basic clinical knowledge of kidney disease and related conditions and prevention strategies

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Good oral and written communication skills –able to communicate effectively and confidently via email and phone
    • Intermediate to high level of computer skills in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
    • Proven organisational and time-management skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks in a changing environment
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders
    • Ability to work effectively both within a team and autonomously, and contribute to a positive team environment
    • Friendly and outgoing nature with enthusiastic can-do attitude
    • Drive, enthusiasm and the ability to react quickly to change
    • Values compatible with Kidney Health Australia culture

    If you are interested in being part of our friendly & successful team, please apply by submitting a copy of your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria by COB Monday 5th April 2021.

    For further information please phone 1800 454 363 (selection option 5).

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