Using your clinical nursing knowledge and experience, you will provide the pivotal coordination of patient care delivery within the Oodnadatta Health Service. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing/midwifery and multidisciplinary team activities to ensure continuity and quality of care and patient outcomes. You will accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing practices, addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy and developing team performance and a positive work culture. It is expected that you will develop and maintain a learning environment, taking a coaching approach to team development, individual capability development and performance development. When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In regional South Australia you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing. There is a Fair work agreement possibility consisting of 2 paid weeks off after every 6 weeks.
You will need to 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 prior experience in management and leadership roles, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses. Demonstrating flexibility, innovation and creativity within the whole of service setting, you will bring the ability to review and improve models of care to be person and family-centred.
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. Job Ref: 721472.
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.