You will contribute to the delivery of professional, high quality patient care within the Emergency Department at Mount Gambier Hospital. Assessing individual patients’ 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. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the Emergency Department team.
Mount Gambier Hospital is the largest hospital in rural South Australia and has been identified as one of the four general hospitals to provide treatment for Country people closer to home. We have a strong focus on teamwork and provide a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible hospital and related services as well as promoting the health of the general community. With a new Emergency Department and excellent educational and professional development opportunities, this is the ideal next step in your nursing career.
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 emergency 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 an ED 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: 5 August 2018
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 667052