Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & District Health Service – Emergency Department
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $105,002 – $113,633 p.a. (Pro-rata) – Perm P/T (working 32 hours per week), over a 7 day roster – RN/RM2A

In this pivotal management position, you will support the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Emergency Department at Mount Gambier Hospital. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other Nurse Unit Managers, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and undertake service management responsibilities. These will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Utilising your nursing skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing team. Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service is part of the Lower South East Health Services. We provide acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants. Nursing roles in Mount Gambier have much to offer. You will benefit from ongoing career development and learning opportunities, be part of a progressive rural region, have access to an extensive range of clinical support on site, and be part of a friendly team environment.

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 Postgraduate qualifications in Emergency or Critical Care Nursing and prior experience in management and leadership roles, 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 and resolve local or immediate nursing care problems.

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).

Applications close: 7/5/2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 755160

 

Closing Date for Applications: 7 May 2021
Name of Contact Person: Ruth Lawson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1243
ruth.lawson@sa.gov.au