You will assist with the provision of professional high quality nursing care within the Adolescent Ward aimed at improving health outcomes for patients. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. You will deal appropriately and relevantly with children, youth, women and their families where there are multiple complexities, diverse cultural backgrounds and expectations. As part of your role, it is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. The Women’s & Children’s Hospital is a centre of paediatric excellence, and is committed to family focused models of care delivery. Offering experience of a wide range of diagnoses/conditions across the healthcare spectrum, we are focused on the professional development and education of our staff.
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. Paediatric and/or adolescent experience would be beneficial but not essential. With demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will 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 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: 27 Apr 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 657746