Working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will assist with providing high quality nursing care aimed at improving patient health outcomes. Maintaining cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team, you will implement appropriate nursing care and assist with general and specialised procedures from nursing care plans. You will plan and prioritise your own work program to achieve defined outcomes and exercise judgment when it is required to solve problems arising in your work area. You will provide verbal and documented information within your scope of practice to patients, other health care team members, and members of the public, and contribute to your professional expertise by maintaining ongoing personal professional development and continuing education.
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 enrolled or eligible for enrolment 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 an acute hospital setting including theatre services, you will be capable of providing nursing care in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. Your effective verbal and written communication skills will enable you to work well within a multidisciplinary team environment.
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.
Applications close: 26 July 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careeers and search for Job Ref: 697078