Using your clinical knowledge and experience, you will provide pivotal coordination of patient care delivery within the Cardio-thoracic Surgery Unit at Flinders Medical Centre. The main focus of your role will be the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing team activities to achieve continuity and quality of client care. Undertaking a combination of client care, team leadership and resource management, you will coordinate the Cardio-thoracic Surgery Unit’s Quality & Safety Programs to meet service and accreditation standards. As the Nurse Unit Manager, you will provide a direct line report and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships within all members of the health care team. Accountable for the outcomes of nursing team practice, you will address inconsistencies between practice and policy and develop team performance and a positive workplace culture in the interest of patient outcomes. Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern area's largest hospital providing medical services for the southern population of Adelaide and major regional rural centres. The hospital is co-located with the Flinders University School of Medicine and the Flinders Private Hospital.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. Demonstrating recent acute care experience and competence in the area of Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing practice, you will possess effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation. These skills will equip you to foster a work environment that develops staff potential and facilitates creativity and innovation.
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: 20 September 2019
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 703069