You will provide proficient clinical nursing care and individual case management to women of the Riverland and surrounding regions. Delivering high quality care based on Primary Health Care principles, you will identify the health needs and service priorities of the women living in the Riverland and particular communities within it. You will plan, develop, implement and evaluate appropriate preventative strategies and community development approaches, which address the identified health needs of women in line with best practice frameworks. This will involve working in collaboration with various service providers within and outside of the organisation in assessing client needs, planning, implementing, coordinating appropriate service delivery options and promoting continuity and consistency of care.
You will have the scope to work innovatively with women of the Riverland and make a real difference to their health and wellbeing. As part of our cohesive Women’s Health Team, you will be supported by a Community Health Nursing Department that nurtures and extends career pathways along with a good work/life balance. When you join our team you will have access to professional development that works for you and the organisation.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You will be a Registered Nurse with at least 3 years post registration experience, or currently practising as an Associate Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager.
With demonstrated competence in Women’s Health in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will be skilled in the application of primary health care principles. A team player who can work well within a multidisciplinary setting, you will be confident in developing collaborative and facilitative relationships/partnerships with consumers, co-workers and other health, welfare and community groups. It is desirable that you can demonstrate an ability to work with clients on a range of complex health and social issues such as compound disadvantage and an ability to work with “at risk” populations.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 20 October 2017
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 626541