Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Renmark Paringa District Hospital
Total Indicative Remuneration: $125,116 - $133,705 p.a. - RN/M3
Permanent Full-time position
Coordinate overall care and discharge planning within the hospital setting. Manage hospital flow. Manage nursing staff within the hospital setting so that there is adequate rostering to cover all hospital activity. Assist the EODON and nursing staff within the hospital to maintain compliance with the National Standards and all other standards relevant to the environment ie GENCA, ACORN etc.
Employees classified at this level use their clinical knowledge and experience to provide support services to both Nurse/Midwife Unit Managers and Nursing Directors in nursing/midwifery practice and services in areas including but not limited to staffing methodologies, recruitment and selection, human resource management, financial administration, patient flow, bed and resource management, accreditation and risk management processes and information systems management.
Employees in this role accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing/midwifery management practices, for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for contributing to a safe and positive work culture in the interest of patient/client outcomes. Individual employees accept accountability for their specific span of control or allocated portfolio.
Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:
Providing management support to a specific span of wards/units/programs/service;
Providing management support in a specific work portfolio/s;
Provides after hours oversight and management of the health service including staff allocation, operational management of patient/client flow and access, professional responsibility for nursing and midwifery staff, staffing skills mix, work health and safety responsibilities and significant events in consultation with the executive on call.
Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
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.
For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 720229
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