Health Workforce Queensland
Health Workforce Queensland delivers a range of services based around the following core areas.
|COMMUNITY||Building and maintaining relationships with rural communities to understand local health care needs. Responding to emerging and current community workforce needs and facilitating solutions.|
|ATTRACT||Attracting domestic and international doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to rural and remote practice.|
|RECRUIT||Providing the guiderails to support and navigating health professionals through the screening, registration, migration, placement, incentive programs and orientation processes to take up employment in rural and remote communities.|
Supporting health professionals in rural and remote practice through providing access to locums, fellowship preparation, family support, advice and crisis services.
|PRACTICES||Providing practical support for rural and remote general practices, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services and allied health organisations with business services and tools to support sustainable workforce.|
|EDUCATE||Facilitating access to professional development and clinical education through education and training opportunities, ensuring rural communities have access to quality care .|
|INFORM||Informing stakeholders and communities through collection of national workforce data, facilitate evidence based knowledge for policy, research and service and workforce planning and advocate for a sustainable rural and remote health workforce.|
We continue to grow and develop new capabilities. Subsequently, Health Workforce Queensland functions as the Lead Agency for a number of National consortium contracts for the Rural Workforce Agency Network (RWAN).