Within a dynamic and supportive environment, a highly rewarding position is presented for a proactive and dedicated Registered Nurse to work within SA Prison Health Service at Cadell Training Centre on a casual basis. As part of an enthusiastic multidisciplinary team, you will provide direct person centred nursing/midwifery care and individual case management to patients on a shift by shift basis in a correctional setting with increasing autonomy over time. You will assess individual patient needs, plan, implement and coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies, as well as participate in quality improvement activities that contribute to patient safety, risk minimisation and safe work activities within the practice setting. A confident relationship builder with exceptional communication skills, you will provide health promotion and education, to patients or groups and carers to improve the health outcomes of individual. In addition, you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care.
Registered as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate. Able to adapt to changing environments, motivate staff and contribute positively in a team environment, you will possess effective written and verbal negotiation skills. Demonstrating competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will have working knowledge and understanding of the role of the Registered General Nurse/Midwife within a healthcare setting. Creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting, you will bring a demonstrated commitment to providing consumer/client and family centred care.
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: 18 October 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 707220