Working within the nurse-led See and Treat Service within the Paediatric Emergency Department at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital, you will be responsible for providing prompt assessment, treatment and discharge of patients allocated to this service. Operating with an advanced degree of autonomy and clinical decision making, you will provide comprehensive assessment of patients’ health status including history and physical examination, and clinical management of patients either directly or by delegation. This will include initiating and interpreting diagnostic pathology and/or radiology, initiating interventional therapies, medications and use of health appliances or equipment, and admission and discharge of patients from the See and Treat Service.
The Women’s & Children’s Hospital is a centre of paediatric excellence committed to family focused models of care delivery and promoting consumer engagement initiatives. Offering experience of a wide range of diagnoses/conditions across the healthcare spectrum, we are focused on the professional development and education of our staff.
You will need to be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate with the notation of Nurse Practitioner. Demonstrating an advanced level of nursing practice experience in the care and management of paediatric emergency patients, you will bring the ability to work as an autonomous practitioner and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Along with effective leadership skills, you will be experienced in developing policies, procedures and models of care in the relevant area of clinical practice.
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: 12 April 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 689796