Employees classified at this level provide nursing and/or midwifery services in health service settings. Employees working within this level are assessed as a proficient level of professional practice. They demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills and provide mentorship and supervision to lesser skilled nursing staff through the provision of continuous professional development. An employee at this level accepts accountability for his or her own standards of nursing/midwifery care and delegates suitable activities to others. Accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.
The Clinical Nurse role at this level continues to be predominantly clinical in nature; however, employees are assigned appropriate portfolios. The allocation of portfolio responsibilities should be negotiated with each employee and be consistent with the career development plan for the employee as determined by their performance review/development plan.
Registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife/Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
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: 689362