Clinical Nurse - Geriatrics in the Home

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Modbury Hospital
  • 11 Jan, 2019
Permanent Full Time Nurse

Job Description

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Modbury Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $87,817 - $112,041 - Perm F/T - RN2C


$87,817 - $112,041




Enjoy the benefits of working as part of Modbury Hospital including a relaxing and friendly atmosphere and a diverse and supportive team environment. With a history of servicing the community for over 30 years, Modbury Hospital has tailored services to meet the needs of the ageing population in the area through rehabilitation, aged care and palliative care. This position requires an experienced professional who can provide proficient, person centred, clinical nursing/midwifery care and individual case management to patients in Geriatrics in the home. As a Clinical Nurse, you will monitor patient care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis. Accepting accountability for own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff, you will participate in clinical teaching, overseeing learning experience, and goal setting for students, new staff and staff with less experience.  In addition, you will have the opportunity for participating in clinical auditing, clinical trials and evaluative research.

Registered as a Nurse/Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate with relevant post registration experience. Able to adapt to changing environments, motivate staff and contribute positively in a team environment, you will possess effective written and verbal communication and negotiation skills. Demonstrating competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will have sound knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, industrial agreements, standards, codes, ethics and competency standards. Previous experience the leadership and direction of student nurses, and less experienced registered nurses is also required.

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:  25 January 2019

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 679498

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Closing Date for Applications

25 January 2019



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