You will contribute to the provision of professional, high quality patient care within the acute ward (medical, surgical, maternity and emergency care) and supervising aged nursing care delivery at Jamestown Hospital. 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 participate in the on-call roster for theatre and/or midwifery services. As part of your role, you may also contribute to the human resource management of the hospital which includes Registered Nurses, Midwives, Enrolled Nurses and Student Nurses in a rural setting. Jamestown Hospital offers modern and well-equipped health services, with a flexible and supportive team environment. Working for us, you will have access to attractive salary sacrificing provisions and be able to enjoy the pleasant rural location to live and work, close to the Flinders Ranges and other tourist destinations.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a General Nurse and Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in nursing and midwifery practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, 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 rural health care 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: 20 September 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 697105