The Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery (EDONM) is a key Executive role at Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) with a broad and multifaceted portfolio focusing on professional leadership, clinical operations, consumer and community engagement and Continuous Improvement.

The SALHN Executive Director  of  Nursing  and  Midwifery (EDONM), is responsible for providing strategic leadership in the development of a comprehensive range of activities to meet the strategic priorities of the SALHN including :

  • Ensuring the strategic alignment of nursing and midwifery activities and driving nursing and midwifery contribution, influence and representation across all strategic priorities.
  • Providing leadership in fostering the development and implementation of a systematic approach to the improvement of clinical and corporate governance, consumer issues management, patient safety, quality and risk management and freedom of information that is commensurate with the National, SA Health and SALHN frameworks
  • Ensuring governance systems and processes that support and assures nursing practice is delivered according to contemporary, culturally appropriate, best practice models of care.
  • Providing strategic  leadership and advice to SALHN in relation to strategic  risks that affect  SALHN strategic objectives
    In this role, you will be 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.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 738806

738806 Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery Job pack.pdf

Applications close: 13th November 2020

Closing Date for Applications: 13/11/20
Name of Contact Person: Michael Francese
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8204 6422
SA Health

About SA Health

As nurses and midwives our patients are at the centre of what we do.  Our nurses and midwives make a real difference across the health spectrum and at all levels in the nursing and midwifery professions. Our strong partnerships are vital to our success.

SA Health acknowledges the dynamic and evolving health care environment. We have a nursing and midwifery workforce that is supportive, team oriented and responsive to changing community needs.  Our nurses and midwives are leaders of, and participate in teams that achieve positive outcomes for patients and the community.

Right now is an exciting time to work as a nurse or a midwife in South Australia, to respond effectively to ongoing change and to contribute to health care reform and new models of care.

If you would like to become a part of this important workforce and contribute to making a real difference to the lives of South Australians, please visit the Nursing & Midwifery Office website.