Joining the team in the Rehabilitation Service at Riverland General Hospital in Berri, you will provide high quality person-centred nursing care to rehabilitation patients. This may include providing health promotion and education to patients and carers to improve the health outcomes of each individual. If appointed at the RN2A level you will also provide support to the Rehabilitation Team Coordinator in the leadership of nurses within the Rehabilitation Service. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other rehabilitation staff, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and undertake service management responsibilities. These will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management, financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Utilising your nursing skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing 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.
You will need to 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 rehabilitation nursing, you will have demonstrated commitment to providing client and family centred care. If appointed at the RN2A level, you have prior experience leadership roles and 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: 19 October 2018
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 672228