You will provide professional, high quality patient care at Port Lincoln Hospital aimed at improving patient health outcomes. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement and coordinate appropriate nursing or midwifery service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing or midwifery care. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. With the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings, our employees are encouraged to undertake further studies and have access to flexible rostering practices. Situated in a beautiful coastal location, Port Lincoln Health Service is one of the largest rural general hospitals in South Australia, and has a range of clinical specialties along with a large and stable workforce.
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 practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in person-centred practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have 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 a regional healthcare 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: 31 May 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 691486