This is a great opportunity to join a small and dedicated health care team within a beautiful rural location. Working within Wudinna Hospital, you will contribute to the delivery of high quality nursing care aimed at improving patient health outcomes. These services will be delivered across Accident & Emergency, Acute and Residential Aged Care settings. 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. 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 Wudinna Hospital is part of the Eyre and Western Health Services. Our hospital provides health care services to Wudinna and surrounding districts in Central Eyre Peninsula. Trudinger Residence has 10 beds on site and provides accommodation, including short-term respite care, for older people with a high level of needs and for those with a low level of needs.
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 experience in providing person centred nursing care, 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 rural 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 July 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 665677