The Public Health Officer / Nurse contributes to the achievement of organisational objectives and outcomes designed to control the occurrence of communicable disease in South Australia. The Public Health Officer / Nurse is responsible for the collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting of communicable disease surveillance data. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Public Health Officer / Nurse is required to participate in investigations of communicable disease outbreaks and subsequent control activities. The Public Health Nurse will be required to provide health information and advice to members of the public, health professionals, government agencies and special interest groups on communicable diseases, immunisation, and the principles of food hygiene and infection control.
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.
SA Health is a dedicated, inspirational, and professional group of over 30,000 people contributing to the wellbeing of South Australians. Our health is such an important aspect in our lives, and pursuing a career with us is one of the most effective ways you can contribute to our community.