Overview

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln
  • Salary: $68,481 – $93,439 p.a (pro rata) – Temporary Part Time (up to 3 February 2023) – RN/M1

The Better Care Nurse supports patients/clients to self-manage their chronic condition/chronic disease or chronic disease risk factors with the aim of reducing potentially avoidable hospital admissions and/or decrease length of stay in hospital. Provide nursing services to clients in the community or community health setting. The Better Care Nurse is responsible for the coordination of support services to enable patients/clients to be discharged from hospital early. The Better Care Nurse works collaboratively with other health professionals in the multi-disciplinary management of clients to ensure quality care is provided. Employees classified at this level provide nursing 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 care and for activities delegated to others.

The successful applicant will be registered or eligible for registration as a Registered General Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

Being part of Eyre and Far North Local Health Network 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.

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

This is a part time vacancy, working 48 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. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) 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: 803617

Closing Date for Applications: 10 August 2022
Name of Contact Person: Cathryn Northcott
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8689 1006
cathryn.northcott@sa.gov.au