Whyalla Hospital & Health Services, Wood Terrace, Whyalla SA, Australia
Full or Part Time
Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife
Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla Hospital
Indicative Total Remuneration: $77,898 - $107,428 (pro rata) - Multiple positions: Perm FT & P/T (hours to be negotiated) - RN/M1
Please note: Direct entry (RM) and Dual Registered Midwives (RM/N) are welcome to apply.
: $77,898 - $107,428 (pro rata) - Multiple positions: Perm FT & P/T (hours to be negotiated) - RN/M1
You will assist with the provision of professional high quality patient care aimed at improving patient health outcomes. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team.
Whyalla Hospital and Health Service is a modern, comprehensive health unit. Whyalla provides a wide range of services utilising local general practitioners, resident specialists, visiting specialists and telemedicine for people in the surrounding areas. Our hospital has a combination of acute care beds, palliative care beds, day surgery beds and recliner beds used for procedures such as elective day surgery, endoscopy or general chemotherapy.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse and Midwife or Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.
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.
As nurses and midwives our patients are at the centre of what we do. Our nurses and midwives make a real difference across the health spectrum and at all levels in the nursing and midwifery professions. Our strong partnerships are vital to our success.
SA Health acknowledges the dynamic and evolving health care environment. We have a nursing and midwifery workforce that is supportive, team oriented and responsive to changing community needs. Our nurses and midwives are leaders of, and participate in teams that achieve positive outcomes for patients and the community.
Right now is an exciting time to work as a nurse or a midwife in South Australia, to respond effectively to ongoing change and to contribute to health care reform and new models of care.
If you would like to become a part of this important workforce and contribute to making a real difference to the lives of South Australians, please visit the Nursing & Midwifery Office website.