This challenging and rewarding role is suitable for a self-motivated and innovative Registered Nurse looking join a strong and supportive Emergency Department team. With excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, you will contribute to the delivery of professional high quality patient care within the Lyell McEwin Hospital and Modbury Hospital Emergency Departments. With the opportunity to use a variety of skills, your duties will involve assessing patients’ needs, planning, implementing and coordinating appropriate service delivery options and communicating changes in condition and care, in addition to monitoring client care plans and participating in clinical auditing and evaluative research to ensure appropriate patient care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis.
The Modbury Hospital Emergency Department is open 24-hours a day, providing health care to more than 38,000 people of all ages each year, who have life-threatening and non-life threatening emergencies. The Hospital has recently undergone an exciting upgrade to the ED, allowing more people to be treated and to reduce patient waiting times. The LMH Emergency Department is open 24-hours a day, providing health care to more than 65,000 people each year. With state of the art facilities, the Lyell McEwin Hospital is fast becoming a major tertiary facility.
Registered as a General Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate. You will have a solid background in nursing practice which is responsive to patients’ needs. A team player with the demonstrated ability to think on your feet and work within changing environments, you will be capable of working effectively within a multidisciplinary team. Good organisation skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritise workloads whilst working under minimal supervision. You will also possess good communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
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: 4 October 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 704631