Joining the SA Prison Health Service, you will participate in the delivery of primary health care assessment and screening and care planning for inmates of the Port Augusta Prison. Delivering health promotion services, 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. The SA Prison Health Service offers a highly unique workplace to be involved in primary health care and health promotion with marginalised groups including Aboriginal Populations. Working for us, you will be able to practice primary and secondary survey skills in a marginalised population along with mental health assessment and care planning in a supportive environment.
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 demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, 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 primary health care 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: 8 February 2019
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 685178