Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network – Country Health Connect , Mount Gambier
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $76,336 – $105,198 p.a. (pro rata) – Temp P/T (15.2 hrs p/wk, up to 30/6/2022) – RN/RM1

You will provide nursing services within a community based setting in Mount Gambier. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement and / or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide post-acute care and chronic disease management along with health education and counselling to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. Delivering clinical services safely in the client’s home or community based clinic setting, you will be working with children, youth, women, men, elderly and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds. You will make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Limestone Coast Local Health Network  means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse or Nurse/Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a community health 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.

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).

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 768877

 768877 – Registered Nurse (Community Nursing).pdf

 JCS+RN+Community+final.pdf

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 768877.

Closing Date for Applications: 10 September 2021
Name of Contact Person: Heidi Klau
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0428 111 835
heidi.klau@sa.gov.au