You will provide nursing and / or midwifery services and quality patient centred care to women and their babies within the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). You will work in partnership with women and their families and in collaboration with other health professionals and agencies to ensure optimum health outcomes for babies. Developing, implementing and adjusting care plans for patients based on ongoing nursing/midwifery assessment, you will support and guide the provision of quality care to newer or less experienced staff.
The Women's and Children's Hospital (WCH) specialises in health services for women, children and young people and is able to provide continuity of care for babies and children, from conception to late adolescence as well as providing extended women's health care services. It is SA's major provider of specialist health care for children with acute and chronic conditions and is the State's largest maternity and neonatal service serving a population of 1.5 million people, including a large referral base from the Northern Territory.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse and/or Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practising certificate. With demonstrated experience, skills and/or qualification in Neonatal Special Care or / and Neonatal Intensive Care, you will be skilled in undertaking Neonatal Basic Life Support. Effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will be essential. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a Neonatal Special Care and or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 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: 24 May 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 692071