You will provide direct, expert clinical nursing care, selecting and implementing different therapeutic interventions, providing individual case management to a defined population of patients, and evaluating patient progress. Primarily providing nursing care, you will also provide clinical leadership to nurses. Keeping professionally up to date with relevant research, technological advances and models of care, you will accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing practices for the specific patient group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made, and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. You will be expected to work appropriately and in a culturally respectful way with patients and their families where there are multiple complexities, diverse cultural backgrounds and expectations of clients. Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) is a 336-bed specialist referral public teaching hospital in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, providing services in the areas of General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Psychiatry. We provide a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, diagnostic, emergency and support services, and are affiliated with the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University.
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 prior experience in management and leadership roles, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and resolve local or immediate nursing care problems.
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: 7 September 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 670007