Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service
  • Salary: $114,560 – $119,682 – Perm F/T – RN/RM3

Using your clinical knowledge and experience, you will provide pivotal coordination of patient care delivery within the Medical Ward at the Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service. The main focus of your role will be the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing and midwifery care to achieve continuity and quality of client care. Undertaking a combination of client care, team leadership and resource management, you will coordinate the Medical Ward’s Quality & Safety Programs to meet service and accreditation standards. As the Nurse Unit Manager, you will provide a direct line report and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. Accountable for the outcomes of nursing and midwifery practice in the Medical Ward, you will address inconsistencies between practice and policy and develop team performance and a positive workplace culture in the interest of client outcomes.

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. Demonstrating a broad range of nursing experience and competence in accordance with appropriate standards of practice, you will possess effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation. These skills will equip you to foster a work environment that develops staff potential and facilitates creativity and innovation. Knowledge of Quality Improvement systems and OHSW&IM legislative responsibilities will be highly regarded.

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.

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

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 provided below. Job ref: 794303

794303 – Nurse Unit Manager (Medical Ward) amended (2).pdf

Applications close: 19/6/2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 794303

Closing Date for Applications: 19 June 2022
Name of Contact Person: Karen Hales
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1692
Karen.Hales@sa.gov.au