In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Riverton District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with the rest of the health care team, 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.
The Riverton District Hospital and Health Services is part of the Yorke and Lower North Health Services. Our hospital is a 27 bed complex, with seven beds for people receiving active medical treatment and 20 aged care beds. We have inpatient care in general medicine for adults and children, as well as palliative care. Community nursing and allied health services are also available at this site via HealthLink referral.
You will 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 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: 19 July 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 692695