Overview

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Elliston Hospital and the Pines Hostel
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $80,206 – $109,067 p.a (pro rata) – Temp P/T (48 hours p/fn, up to 12 months) – RN/RM1

Enjoying the country hospitality of rural South Australia, you will contribute to the provision of high quality, person centred nursing care within the Elliston Hospital and Pines Hostel, striving to improve 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. This is a great opportunity to work in a picturesque country coastal location, undertaking a large variety of work including aged and acute care. When you join our highly qualified, professional health care team, you will be able to provide care based on best practice principles and world class aged care philosophies to residents within our Dementia specific Hostel.

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 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 healthcare setting.

Two positions available, each 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.

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.

Applications close: 25 July 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 750902

Contact:
Merle Weetra
(08) 8687 9001
Merle.Weetra@sa.gov.au 

Closing Date for Applications: 25 July 2021
Name of Contact Person: Merle Weetra
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8687 9001
Merle.Weetra@sa.gov.au