In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Port Lincoln Hospital. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other Nurse Unit Managers, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and undertake service management responsibilities. These will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Utilising your nursing skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing team.
Port Lincoln Health Services includes a modern 48-bed hospital complete with high dependency unit, renal dialysis and operating facilities. There is a wide range of visiting surgeons and the facility provides medical, special care, surgical, obstetric, palliative care and services for children. 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 by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With prior experience in management and leadership roles, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and resolve local or immediate nursing care problems.
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 July 2019
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 697557