Executive Officer, Director of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Crystal Brook & Port Broughton
  • 25 Jan, 2019
Permanent Full Time Director of Nursing

Job Description

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Crystal Brook & Port Broughton
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $145,928 - Perm F/T - RN/M6.2






You will provide strategic and operational leadership, governance, and direction for the nursing/midwifery services within the Health Services at Crystal Brook & Port Broughton. The focus of your role will be on the development and implementation of frameworks and systems within which nursing/midwifery employees practice, and on monitoring and evaluating clinical practice and service delivery standards. As an expert manager practicing at an advanced level, you will have an extended scope of practice with a high degree of autonomous decision making. You will accept accountability for the governance and practice standards of nurses/midwives, the development and effectiveness of systems to support, evaluate and consistently improve nursing/midwifery practice and healthy work environments, and the cost effective provision of health services within your span of control. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. 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 and/or Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. Demonstrating a broad range of nursing/midwifery experience and competence in accordance with appropriate standards of practice, you will possess effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation. You will bring substantial senior experience in management including personnel, finance and strategic planning and leadership, and be confident in the implementation of new systems and introduction of significant change.

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: 8 February 2019

For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 683103

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Closing Date for Applications

8 February 2019



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