• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln Hospital, Operating Theatre
  • Salary: 72,651 – $99,129 p.a (pro rata) – RN/RM1
  • Temporary and Ongoing Appointments available

The Role

Are you a dedicated and skilled Registered Nurse seeking a rewarding opportunity in the operating theatre environment? Port Lincoln Hospital is looking for passionate individuals to join our team and contribute to the delivery of exceptional surgical care.

As a Registered Nurse in the Operating Theatre Department, you’ll play a pivotal role in providing nursing services at our health service setting. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing nursing care in accordance with best practices and regulatory standards, ensuring patient safety and comfort throughout.
  • Continuously developing your knowledge and skills, progressing from novice to proficient practice through ongoing professional development and experience.
  • Accepting accountability for your own standards of nursing care and for activities delegated to others, ensuring the highest quality of patient care at all times.
  • Provide health promotion and education, to patients/clients or groups and carers to improve the health outcomes of individual.

Positions available:

  • Ongoing Part Time (multiple positions available, hours to be negotiated, working over a 6 day roster)
  • Temporary Part Time (multiple positions available, 6 month contract, hours to be negotiated, working over a 6 day roster)

About You

  • You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse or Nurse/Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate
  • You will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing consumer/client and family centred care.

The Region

The Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN) covers almost 440,000 square kilometres of spectacular South Australia, supporting about 40,000 people living around Eyre Peninsula and the Far North of the state.

With its ancient outback landscapes and culture, boutique vineyards, renowned oyster farms and Australia’s best-kept-secret surf coast, the Eyre Peninsula and Far North offers a lifestyle that will inspire and energise you.  The region enjoys a Mediterranean style climate so there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy everything the region has to offer. From surfing and fishing to hiking and exploring the outback – create your best life, right here.

To find out more about working in Eyre and Far North LHN visit Eyre and Far North LHN | SA Health

Port Lincoln Hospital a modern 48-bed hospital complete with Special Care unit, Chemotherapy/Renal dialysis Unit and Operating Rooms facilities. There is a wide range of visiting surgeons and the facility provides medical, special care, surgical, obstetric, palliative care and services for children. Situated in a beautiful coastal location, Port Lincoln Hospital is one of four rural general hospitals in South Australia, and has a range of clinical specialties along with a large and stable workforce.

Why Join Us

  • Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Eyre & Far North 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.
  • Job security and inclusions: in addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is.
  • Relocation reimbursement of up to $13,000 may be available to people relocating for this opportunity. More information available from SA Health Careers – Relocation support.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued and recognised.
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic healthcare setting and make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and their families.

Applicant Information

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working 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 appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 870458

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 870458

Closing Date for Applications: 25 June 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Afton Kay
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7669 1775