You will provide direct nursing and midwifery care to patients in the Theatre setting at Clare Hospital. Working on a shift by shift basis, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. Practising as a Registered Nurse within a nursing model established to support patient-centred care, you will also operate as a Registered Midwife, working in partnership with women respecting and supporting their right to self-determination in the life processes of pregnancy, birthing and parenthood. 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 care. You will accept accountability for your own standards of nursing/midwifery care and for activities delegated to others. Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
You will need to be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With experience in providing person-centred nursing and midwifery care, you will be competent in acute and theatre setting. 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 rural health 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. Job Ref: 685873