Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Southern Flinders Health, Crystal Brook Hospital
Indicative Total Remuneration: $77,898 - $107,428 pa (pro rata) - Temp P/T (48 hours p/fn, up to 17 September 2021) - RN/RM1
This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a diverse range of nursing practice as part of a supportive health care team in the rural town of Crystal Brook. Enjoying the strong community spirit within our health promoting health service, you will deliver high quality nursing 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.
The Crystal Brook Campus is part of Southern Flinders Health. Our campus includes a hospital that provides accident and emergency, outpatient, x-ray and operating theatre services, as well as primary health care. Ours was the first country hospital in SA to be accredited as 'baby friendly' by the Baby Friendly Health Initiative Australia.
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 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. It is desirable that you will have Theatre experience.
This is a part time vacancy, working 48 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
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.
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.