16 Sep, 2020

736221 Executive Officer/Director of Nursing - Coober Pedy & Oodnadatta

$149,829 yearly
  • SA Health
  • Coober Pedy SA, Australia
Temporary Full Time Director of Nursing

Job Description

You will provide strategic and operational leadership, governance and direction for the nursing services across the Health Services in Coober Pedy and Oodnadatta.


$149,829 pa - Temp F/T (up to 2/5/2021) - RN/RM6.2




The focus of the role will be the development and implementation of frameworks and systems within which nursing/midwifery employees practice, and on monitoring and evaluating clinical practice and service delivery standards. As an expert manager practising at an advanced level, you will have an extended scope of practice with a high degree of autonomous decision making. You will accept accountability for the governance and practice standards of nurses/midwives, the development and effectiveness of systems to support, evaluate and consistently improve nursing/midwifery practice and healthy work environments, and the cost effective provision of health services within your span of control. 

You will be 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, and have at least five years post registration experience as a Nurse/Midwife. 

Coober Pedy is located in remote South Australia and has responsibility for Oodnadatta, close to the North Territory border. Coober Pedy has a busy ED department, as well as providing Residential Aged Care. It is a rewarding role for someone who is seeking the challenge of leading a significant community service in a remote region and experiencing a unique lifestyle.

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.

Applications close: 30 September 2020

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 736221

Michelle Baldwin
Phone: 8683 2777
E-mail: michelle.baldwin@sa.gov.au

Reference or Job Identity Number


Name of Contact Person

Michelle Baldwin

Telephone Number of Contact Person

8683 2777

Contact Address

SA Health

Closing Date for Applications




Purchase/Authorisation Number

W2909 JT

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