You will assist with the provision of high quality direct clinical services to acute and emergency patients within the Roxby Downs Health Service, striving to improve patient health outcomes. 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.
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 health care team. Enjoying great team morale and the opportunity to work autonomously, you will gain exposure to a diverse range of clinical presentations. Roxby Downs Health Service is part of the Flinders and Outback Health Services. Our health service is situated approximately 250kms north of Port Augusta. We have an accident and emergency service and general medical services as well as regular visits by a range of providers of health services.
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. Demonstrating recent acute care experience and sound clinical assessment skills, 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 health 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: 12 October 2018
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 674816