You will assist and support the Nurse Unit Manager with the day to day functioning of the Eudunda Senior Citizens Hostel. Participating in management, clinical and education activities, you will assist the Nurse Unit Manager with performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management, financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Planning and coordinating services including those from other disciplines, you will act to resolve local or immediate nursing care or service delivery problems. As part of your role, you will also undertake assessment, evaluation and ongoing support and care of residents in the residential aged care facility.
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. Prior experience in Aged Care is desirable, along with experience with ACFI, Leecare and Care Evaluations. Your effective leadership skills, including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving conflict resolution and negotiation, will hold you in good stead for this role. Knowledge of Quality Improvement Systems as applied to a hospital setting will be highly regarded.
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 March 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 653750