Working within the Out of Hospital Services, you will provide high quality nursing care in community based settings within the Gawler and Barossa region. As part of the multidisciplinary community team, you will operate in a primary health care setting and assess clients, select and implement different therapeutic interventions and support programs, and evaluate client progress. You will monitor client care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis, and oversee the provision of nursing care within the community nursing team. Enjoying autonomy of practice and a supportive team environment, you will be able to make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
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. A current driver’s license is essential, along with demonstrated competence in community nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards. You will also need to have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a community healthcare setting.
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: 23 February 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 646760