- Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Coober Pedy Hospital & Health Service
- Indicative Total Remuneration: $80,206 – $109,067 p.a. – RN/RM1
- Temp F/T (working up to 27/6/2022), over a 7 day roster
You will provide high quality, person-centred nursing care at the Coober Pedy Hospital aimed at improving patient health outcomes. 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. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. The Coober Pedy Hospital is part of the Eastern Eyre and Far North Health Services. Our hospital is a 20 bed facility with 14 acute beds, 6 high level residential aged care beds and a 24/7 Emergency Department. Our staff work in close partnership with community health services and Aboriginal health providers to ensure that optimum care is delivered to all areas of the community.
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 nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have adequate Emergency nursing experience, effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. 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 healthcare setting.
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).
For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 768196
Applications close: 24/9/2021
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 768196