You will contribute to the delivery of high quality patient care within the Emergency Department at Riverland General Hospital. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. 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.
Riverland General Hospital provides a comprehensive range of medical and surgical services to patients from across the Riverland and surrounding communities including the Mallee. We provide care to patients with an acute illness, along with accident and emergency, medical, day and inpatient surgical, obstetrics and high dependency care. We also provide maternity services for the Riverland district. Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
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 one year or more experience in an Emergency Department, you will be Advanced Life Support certified and competent in patient assessment using the Australasian Triage scale. You will have the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, and possess effective communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
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: 674416