You will provide strategic and operational leadership, governance, and direction for the nursing/midwifery services within the Kingston South East/Robe Multi-Purpose Service. The focus of the role is on development and implementation of frameworks and systems within which nursing/midwifery employees practice, and monitoring and evaluating clinical practice and service delivery standards. As an expert manager practicing at an advanced level, you will have an extended scope of practice with a high degree of autonomous decision making. You will accept accountability for the governance and practice standards of nurses/midwives, contributing to the development and effectiveness of systems to support, evaluate and consistently improve nursing/midwifery practice and healthy work environments and the cost effective provision of health services within your span of control.
When you join our dynamic workforce, you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In country SA, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.
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 significant experience as a Nurse/Midwife, you will also bring substantial senior experience in management including personnel, finance and strategic planning and leadership. Demonstrating your ability to deal with a range of issues concurrently, you will be confident in analysing options, making decisions and implementing policies.
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: 9 August 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 702065