• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service – Emergency Department
  • Salary: $68,481 – $93,439 p.a. (pro rata) – RN/M1
  • Multiple Positions: Perm F/T & P/T (part time hours to be negotiated), working over a 7 day roster

An outstanding opportunity is presented to work within a friendly and supportive team environment at a Hub Regional Centre. As an experienced and enthusiastic Registered Nurse, you will provide direct person centred nursing/midwifery care or individual case management to patients on a shift-by-shift basis in a defined clinical area with increasing autonomy over time. Within the new Emergency Department at Mount Gambier Hospital, you will be involved with assessing individual patient needs, planning and implementing appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines and agencies. Other core activities will include planning and coordinating services with other disciplines or agencies in providing health care needs to the individual, as well as reviewing decisions, assessments and recommendations from less experienced Registered Nurses/ Midwives and Enrolled Nurses and students. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in evaluative research activities within the practice setting.

It is essential that you are registered as a Nurse or Nurse/Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practising certificate. You will bring prior experience and knowledge in Emergency nursing care practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. Strong communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills are highly regarded. With experience working effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritising workloads, you will be innovative and flexible upon approaching issues within a rural healthcare setting. Your well developed organisation skills will enable you to work effectively under limited direction, and you will have the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.

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 Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 793236

 793236 – Registered Nurse,Midwife (Emergency Department) amended.pdf


For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 793236

Closing Date for Applications: 6 May 2023
Name of Contact Person: Sarah Trahar
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0493 099 706