You will provide professional, high quality nursing care aimed at improving patient health outcomes within the Stroke and Neurology Ward at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. 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. Acting as a resource person based on your knowledge, experience and skills, you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. With state of the art facilities, the Lyell McEwin Hospital is fast becoming a major tertiary facility. It has close links with the local community that it serves and is dedicated to fostering a culture of trust, integrity and respect. We are respected for our dedication to improving the health status of all people in our region, excellence in all our clinical and corporate activities, and leadership in prevention and care activities, world class research and teaching. We have achieved this by consultation and partnerships with the broader community.
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. 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: 1 June 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 661375