Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier
  • Salary $92,728 – $99,137 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (28 hours per week) – RN/M2A

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager will provide nursing and/or midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners.  They will

accept accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff and provide support to the Nursing/Midwifery Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the leadership of nurses/midwives in the ward/unit/service.

Employees in this role will undertake a portfolio within which they will promote continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other AN/MUM and the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent; assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the implementation of practice changes; and assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in undertaking ward/unit/service management responsibilities, eg. Performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring.

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 prior experience in management and leadership roles, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses and or midwifes. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team and resolve local or immediate nursing care problems.

This is a part time vacancy, working 56 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

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 Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

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.

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).

Applications close: 23 November 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 775738.

Closing Date for Applications: 23 November 2021
Name of Contact Person: Ruth Lawson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08) 8721 1243
ruth.lawson@sa.gov.au