You will contribute to the delivery of high quality palliative care nursing services, whilst supporting and working collaboratively with less experienced members of the palliative care team. Overseeing the provision of nursing care within the team, you will assess patients’ needs and plan, implement and coordinate appropriate service delivery options whilst communicating changes in condition and care. This will be achieved by integrating advanced theoretical knowledge, evidence from a range of sources and your own experience in palliative care nursing to devise and achieve agreed patient care outcomes. Monitoring patient care plans, you will participate in clinical auditing and evaluative research to ensure appropriate patient care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis.
Modbury Hospital is a 164-bed acute care teaching hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and emergency services to the North-Eastern suburbs community. A teaching hospital of the University of Adelaide, Modbury Hospital has been servicing the community for over 30 years with dedication and pride. The Hospital is now tailoring its services to meet the needs of the ageing population in the area through rehabilitation, aged care and palliative 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 prior experience in management and leadership roles, you 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: 22 February 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 686839