• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln Hospital
  • Salary: $84,870 – $107,279 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (40 hours per fortnight) – RN/RM2C

You will provide proficient, person centred, clinical nursing care and/or individual case management to patients within the Emergency Department at Port Lincoln Hospital. Monitoring patient/client care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis, you will oversee the provision of nursing/midwifery care within the Emergency Department. You will be required to, within pre-determined guidelines, and in a multi-disciplinary primary health care setting, assess clients, select and implement different therapeutic interventions, and/or support programs and evaluate progress. You will participate in clinical teaching, overseeing learning experience, and goal setting for students, new employees and employees with less experience.

About You

  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse or Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
  • Must have at least 3 years contemporary experience in an Emergency Department with a demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice.
  • Experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses also required.
  • Effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills and able to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the clinical setting.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet set timelines, whilst working under minimal supervision.


  • 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.
  • Up to $15,000 reimbursed Relocation cost may be available for relocating for this role
  • 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.
  • Supported in Clinical Supervision and Professional Development opportunities

About Us
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.

Port Lincoln Hospital is the largest hospital in the Eyre and Far North region, with 48 beds, and provides a range of services including Emergency, obstetrics/maternity, surgical, general medicine, renal dialysis, medium level chemotherapy, pharmacy, dental and Allied Health. 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.

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

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 Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 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: 868190

Afton Kay
Nursing Administration
Phone: 7669 1775
E-mail: afton.kay@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
9 June 2024 – 11.55PM

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 868190

Closing Date for Applications: 9 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: Afton Kay
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 7669 1775