In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Acute Ward and Accident & Emergency Department at Millicent & District Hospital & Health Services. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other nursing managers, 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 Acute Ward and A&E teams. The Millicent and District Hospital and Health Service is part of the Lower South East Health Services. Our hospital and health service is the centre for health care in Millicent and surrounding districts. We serve the Wattle Range District Council, including the towns of Millicent, Beachport, Rendelsham, Tantanoola and Mount Burr. As well as aged care, we provide a broad range of acute services, general theatre and paediatrics.
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: 15 March 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 687909