Ideal for a confident communicator who enjoys the combination of community health, variety and nursing, you will work within a young vibrant community based in Elliston. Enjoying the country hospitality of rural South Australia, you will provide direct person centred nursing/midwifery care and individual case management to patients on a shift by shift basis in a defined clinical area with increasing autonomy over time. A diverse role with an interesting caseload, you will assess individual patient needs, plan, implement and/or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies. You will plan and coordinate services with other disciplines or agencies in providing individual health care needs, as well as contribute to patient safety, risk minimisation and safe work activities within the practice setting. In addition, you will contribute to procedures for effectively dealing with people living with Dementia.
Registered as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate. As a strong team player who enjoys working collaboratively and utilising your strengths, you will bring excellent communication skills, able to liaise effectively with a broad range of people. With the ability to operate with professional independence, you will have demonstrated clinical competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. Your well-developed organisation skills will enable you to work effectively under limited direction, and you will possess sound knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, industrial agreements, standards, codes, ethics and competency standards. This is a rare opportunity not to be missed where you will be able to provide care based on best practice principles and world class aged care philosophies, to residents within our Dementia specific Hostel.
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 and compliant immunisation screening.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 7 February 2020
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 714853