Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & District Health Service – Maternity/Paediatric Unit
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $105,002 – $113,633 p.a.- Perm F/T – RN/RM2A

Please note: Preference for duel qualification RN and RM, due to the nature of the Unit (maternity and Paediatric) but would consider a suitable applicant with single midwifery qualification.

We are seeking a Registered Midwife/Nurse to undertake a management role in a busy Maternity and Paediatric Unit. Working in a senior clinical capacity across all areas of the Maternity/Paediatric Ward, you will support the Nurse Unit Manager. You will also support junior staff and students to provide high quality care to women, children and their families. This is a great opportunity to work across all aspects of midwifery care in a friendly unit, as part of a multidisciplinary team of GP Obstetricians, Specialist Obstetricians, Paediatricians and Nursing and Midwifery staff. We offer a friendly work environment with opportunities and encouragement to extend your educational opportunities, and look at different models of care, modern equipment and facilities. The Unit is a 20 bed Maternity Paediatric Unit in a level 4 hospital with 3 birthing rooms, 6 dedicated paediatric beds, a low level 2 nursery caring for babies from 34 weeks gestation, antenatal and postnatal care with specialist obstetricians and paediatricians, and a domiciliary midwifery service caring for women and their families from across the South East region and Western Victoria.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated clinical and management experience, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team.

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.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.

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).

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.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack. Job ref: 773958

Applications close: 10/12/2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 773958

 

Closing Date for Applications: 10 December 2021
Name of Contact Person: Fiona Jeffs
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1329
fiona.jeffs@sa.gov.au