• Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Karoonda
  • Salary: $33.87 – $46.21 per hour + 25% casual loading – Casual (up to 4 February 2023) – RNM1

Enjoying diversity of nursing practice within a welcoming rural community, you will provide nursing care to Aged Care Residents, Acute patients and Accident & Emergency clients at Karoonda District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. You will also be responsible for the after-hours patient management. Working within a multidisciplinary team, you will provide complete nursing care to patients within the health service. 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. We have a great team to work with and a dynamic work environment offering a variety of presentations. Being part of Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

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 Aged Care, Acute and Accident & Emergency nursing, you will also have experience of being the responsible RN. Effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will be essential. 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 rural health environment.

The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, called RMCLHN for short, supports more than 70,000 people living in country South Australia in the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Meningie, Tintinara and Coonalpyn. View this video for more information about working for RMCLHN.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

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.

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: 4 February 2023

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 778337

Closing Date for Applications: 4 February 2023
Name of Contact Person: Janine Gale
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8579 1111