Overview

  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Rural Support Service – iCCnet SA, Tonsley Administration Building, Bedford Park
  • Salary: RN/M3 $121,537 to $126,970 p.a.
  • Temporary Full-time position working up to 27 June 2025

About the Role:

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Nurse Consultant to provide advanced nursing and/or midwifery services, supporting the development, implementation, and provision of health systems aimed at enhancing services within country South Australia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert acute cardiac advice and secondary prevention to residents of country South Australia.
  • Align activities with the objectives to:
    • Reduce emergency department presentations and hospital admissions for clients with cardiac disease.
    • Decrease the length of stay for cardiac patients admitted to country SA hospitals.
    • Improve access to health services for country patients.
    • Facilitate timely transfers from metropolitan health services back to the community.
    • Enhance the effective use of health services by vulnerable groups.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Current cardiovascular experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of the cardiac rehabilitation model of care within regional local health networks.
  • 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.

Why Join Us?

  • Make a significant impact on the health outcomes of country South Australians.
  • Work within a supportive and forward-thinking health network.
  • Be part of a team committed to reducing health disparities and improving service accessibility for rural communities.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Check(s)

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (Direct contact with blood or body substances)​ 

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref871499

Attachments

871499 – Nurse, Midwife Consultant – Cardiovascular.pdf

JCS+RN+Community+final.pdf

About RSS factsheet .pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines

 For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 871499

Closing Date for Applications: 16 July 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Teena Wilson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0421 878 785
teena.wilson@sa.gov.au