Using your clinical knowledge and experience, you will provide pivotal coordination of patient care delivery within the Acute and Aged Care services at the Kangaroo Island Multi-Purpose Service. The main focus of your role will be the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing care to achieve continuity and quality of care for acute and aged care patients. Undertaking a combination of patient care, team leadership and resource management, you will coordinate the health service’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 practice, you will address inconsistencies between practice and policy and develop team performance and a positive workplace culture in the interest of client outcomes. When you join our dynamic workforce, you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing.
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 a broad range of nursing experience and competence in accordance with appropriate standards of 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: 29 November 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref:709162