You will preferably have previous acute nursing and or emergency Department Experience to be able to support an expanding service. You will be joining a great team environment in the fabulous coastal location of Wallaroo, you will contribute to the provision of high quality person-centred nursing care aimed at improving patient health outcomes. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care.
Wallaroo Hospital and Health Services is part of the Yorke and Lower North Health Services. Our hospital is a 21 bed complex and is located with a seven bed private hospital. We have inpatient care in general medicine for adults and children, as well as palliative care. There is 24-hour accident and emergency coverage provided by nurses on site, and locum medical officer coverage 24 hours/day.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse and Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. Demonstrating competence in a range of practice settings, which may include medical, surgical, paediatrics and Accident and Emergency, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.
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: 6 September 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 697766