Working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will assist with the provision of professional high quality person-centred nursing care within the Acute Medical Unit at Lyell McEwin Hospital. Maintaining cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the AMU, you will implement appropriate nursing care and assist with general and specialised procedures from nursing care plans. Taking initiative to plan and complete nursing care tasks within your scope of practice, you will provide assistance to other members of the team in provision of care to patients, including overseeing the work of an Assistant in Nursing and student Enrolled Nurses.
With state of the art facilities, the Lyell McEwin Hospital is fast becoming a major tertiary facility. We provide a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, diagnostic, emergency and support services to a population of more than 350,000 people living primarily in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, and are affiliated with the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University. The LMH Emergency Department (ED) is open 24-hours a day, providing health care to more than 65,000 people each year.
You will be enrolled or eligible for enrolment as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. In order to administer medicines, must have completed a Board-approved program of study which includes an administration of medicines unit. With experience within the boundaries of your education and skill preparation, you will be capable of providing nursing care in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. Your effective verbal and written communication skills will enable you to work well within a multidisciplinary team environment.
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: 21 September 2018
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 670013