The Clinical Nurse provides comprehensive nursing care, covering assessment, information, treatment and referral of people with drug related problems, assistance to their family and significant others. The Clinical Nurse is accountable for his/her own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff. The incumbent provides nursing and/or midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners. The incumbent accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff. The Clinical Nurse role at this level continues to be predominantly clinical in nature; however, employees are assigned appropriate portfolios. The allocation of portfolio responsibilities should be negotiated with each employee and be consistent with the career development plan for the employee as determined by their performance review/development plan.
It is essential that the incumbent is registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
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: 14 February 2020
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 707561