• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Safety and Quality, Location is negotiable across Eyre and Far North region
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $76,336 – $105,198 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing P/T (16 hours per fortnight) – RN/RM1

Employees classified at this level 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 Portfolio Nurse will provide specific support to the EFN LHN Clinical Governance Committee Chair and relevant Standard Lead(s) to interpret data and make recommendations and develop and implement quality and safety improvement initiatives.

This role reports directly to the EFN LHN QRS Manager and will work closely with the EFNLHN QRS team and relevant Governance Committee members.

In the course of fulfilling this role, the Portfolio Nurse will initiate staff training/ education and initiatives to improve compliance with the National Safety and Quality Healthcare Services (NSQHS) Standards and Aged Care Quality Standards.

You must 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.

This is a part time vacancy working 16 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

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

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: 24 October 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 771437

Closing Date for Applications: 24 October 2021
Name of Contact Person: Rebecca Kavanagh
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0427 666 158