Provides services in health service settings specific to the public health response to COVID-19.
Develops from a novice practitioner to a proficient level of professional practice.
Consolidates knowledge and skills and develops in capability through continuous professional development and experience.
Accepts accountability for his or her own standards of service and for activities delegated to others.
Will be required to provide health information and advice to members of the public, health professionals, government agencies and special interest groups.
May be required to move between teams within the broader COVID-19 Response Team or the Disease Surveillance and Investigation team and undertake any other duties as required.
Exercises powers as appointed, as an authorised officer under the Emergency Management Act 2004 to give directions to persons to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Participates in the Health Rapid Response Team including (optional) onsite investigations, support, advice, and direction for outbreak investigations.
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. Job ref: 732436
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.
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