Joining the team at Gawler Health Service, you will assist with the provision of professional high quality nursing and midwifery care aimed at improving patient health outcomes. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate 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. As a Midwife, you will work in partnership with women, respecting and supporting their right to self- determination in the life processes of pregnancy, birthing and parenthood.
Gawler Health Service provides a comprehensive range of midwifery, obstetric, medical and surgical services to patients from Gawler and surrounding communities including the Lower North and Barossa Valley. Gawler Health Service has three obstetric and gynaecology specialists, a O&G registrar and midwives ensuring 24-hour a day high-quality care. The Gawler Health Service is a Team STEPPS site, with 600 births per year and opportunities to work across the whole continuum of service. We offer the best of a country health working environment within close proximity to metropolitan Adelaide.
You will need to 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 nursing and midwifery practice, you will bring the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team. Effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will be essential.
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 please visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 693296