You will use your clinical knowledge and experience to provide strategic and operational leadership, governance, and direction for nursing/midwifery services in the field of Education, Research and Practice Development. Accepting accountability for the governance and practice standards of nurses/midwives within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, you will contribute to the development and effectiveness of systems to support, evaluate and consistently improve nursing/midwifery practice and healthy work environments. Ensuring coordinated responses to emerging service and workforce needs, you will provide high level advice to stakeholders and health services on the management of contemporary nursing and midwifery issues relating to professional practice, education and research.
The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for around 341,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. More than 3,800 skilled staff provide high quality patient care, education, research and health promoting services.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse and/or Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With experience in leading services or organisations through times of extensive change, you will be confident in applying contemporary management processes and practices in a health care setting. You will have proven ability to manage a service including resource management, along with effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation.
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: 16 March 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 649925