Overview

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln Hospital, Operating Theatre
  • Salary: $68,481 – $93,439 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (60.8 hours per fortnight) – RN/RM1

You will deliver high quality person-centred nursing care at Port Lincoln Hospital. 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 Nurses/Midwives, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing or midwifery care.

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.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse or Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate with experience in an operating theatre setting. You will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills, and experience working in perioperative environment. 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 healthcare setting.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

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.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref:798406.

Closing Date for Applications: 22 June 2022
Name of Contact Person: Wendy Hermel
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 8683 2257
Wendy.Hermel@sa.gov.au