• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Victor Harbor
  • RN/M1 – Salary: $34.55 – $47.14 per hour +25% casual loading
  • casual up to 1 May 2023

The Registered Nurse – Emergency Department will provide nursing and/or midwifery services in health service settings. Employees working within this level develop from novice practitioners to a proficient level of professional practice. They consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. An employee at this level accepts accountability for his or her own standards of nursing/midwifery care and for activities delegated to others.

The Registered Nurse will have effective communication skills, ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, ability to prioritise workload, ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting; demonstrated commitment to providing consumer/client and family centred care and ability to engage with Aboriginal community / consumers in a culturally appropriate manner and a willingness to undertake further training.

The Registered Nurse 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 OR registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice and experience working with Aboriginal consumers.

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: 1 May 2023

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 791414.

Closing Date for Applications: 1 May 2023
Name of Contact Person: Annie Herbert
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8552 0500