Overview

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Tumby Bay MPS, Tumby Bay
  • Salary: $121,537 – $126,970 p.a – Ongoing Full Time – RN/M3

The Nurse Unit Manager Role

The Nurse Unit Manager uses their clinical knowledge and experience to provide the pivotal co-ordination of patient/client care delivery in a patient/client care area within a Health Unit/Community Service. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing/midwifery and/or multi-disciplinary team activities to achieve continuity and quality of patient/client care and outcomes.

Employees in this role accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing/midwifery practices and/or multidisciplinary outcomes in the specific practice setting; for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for developing team performance and a positive work culture in the interest of patient/client outcomes.

Must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

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.

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.

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.

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

For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

Check(s)

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 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

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: 861045

Closing Date for Applications: Saturday 30th March 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Danielle Juett
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0477 326 625
danielle.juett@sa.gov.au