• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Kangaroo Island Health Service, Emergency Department
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $126,942 -$134,018 – RN/RM3; $131,949 – $138,898 – RN/RM4 – Temp F/T (up to 30/9/2022)

You will provide high level clinical nursing expertise to patients within the Emergency Department of the Kangaroo Island Health Service. Practicing at an advanced level of nursing, you will have an expanded scope of practice and an advanced degree of autonomy and clinical decision making. Working both independently and collaboratively in the Emergency Department, you will undertake comprehensive assessment of patients’ health status including their medical history and physical examination. You will undertake clinical management of patients and initiate and interpret diagnostic pathology and radiology where required. You will also initiate interventional therapies, medications and use of health appliances or equipment as required, with the scope to admit and discharge patients from services. You will accept accountability for your nursing practice, professional advice given, delegations of care made, and work to address inconsistencies between practice and policy. The Nurse Practitioner scope of practice is approved by the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network Nursing and Midwifery Credentialing Committee.

You will be registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practicing certificate. In addition, you will be eligible for authorisation as a Nurse Practitioner with AHPRA (RN/RM3) or hold the notation of Nurse Practitioner (RN/RM4). Demonstrating an advanced level of nursing practice in the care and management of emergency patients in a level 3 emergency department, you will be capable of providing supervision to less-experienced nurses. You will bring the ability to work both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

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.

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).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 767251

 767251 – Nurse Practitioner Candidate , Nurse Practitioner – Emergency KIHS amended 12112021.pdf

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 767251

Closing Date for Applications: 26/11/21
Name of Contact Person: Rebecca McEvoy
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8393 1660