Employees classified at this level provide clinical nursing expertise for rehabilitation / specialised care of older people - patients/clients and/or groups/populations; and may work in a variety of clinical settings. Employees classified at this level are experts within their area and stream of practice and have a significant degree of autonomy and decision-making.
Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to, primarily providing nursing/midwifery care, providing clinical leadership to nurses/midwives, coordination and leadership of projects and/or programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve patient/client/service outcomes.
This position will focus on the implementation of Rehabilitation research initiatives, best practice recommendations and principles of care for patients and their families/carers. The position responds to the needs and preferences of the person and works closely with nursing, medical and therapy staff in applying and evaluating evidence based care.
Employees in this role accept accountability for their nursing/midwifery practice, the outcomes of nursing/midwifery practices for this group of specific patient/client group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.
To be successful for this role you will need to be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
This is a part time vacancy, working 32 hours per week and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applications are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal 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: 688607