Using your clinical knowledge and experience, you will contribute to the management of the Northern Mental Health Service. You will provide support services in nursing practice and services in areas including but not limited to staffing methodologies, recruitment and selection, human resource management, financial administration, accreditation and risk management processes and information systems management. As part of your role, you may also assist with coordinating and managing projects, programs and research to achieve improved consumer outcomes and service delivery. You will accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing management practices, addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy, and contributing to a safe and positive work culture in the interest of consumer outcomes. SA Health is committed to policy development, facilities planning and advancing Mental Health Reform throughout the State and the community. The mental health system is focused on improving service integration, governance, population based services, consumer and carer engagement, and recovery focused care.
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. With demonstrated experience in management and leadership roles, 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. Knowledge of Quality Improvement systems and OHSW&IM legislative responsibilities will be highly regarded.
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.
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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.
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