Utilising your clinical nursing skills and experience, you will provide proficient, person-centred nursing services within the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), which may include assessing client’s homes. Working within pre-determined guidelines, and in a multidisciplinary primary health care setting, you will assess clients, select and implement different therapeutic interventions and support programs, and evaluate progress. You will also assist and support the Nurse Unit Manager with management, clinical, and education activities, including planning and coordinating services from other disciplines.
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 need to 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. You will have demonstrated competence in working with older people and people with cognitive impairment and complex care needs, and possess 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 the clinical 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: 29 March 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 688420