Overview

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

Using your clinical knowledge and experience, you will provide pivotal coordination of patient care delivery within the Emergency Department at Mount Gambier Hospital. 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 patient care and efficient patient flow. Undertaking a combination of care, team leadership and resource management activities, you will coordinate the Emergency Department’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 within all members of the health care team. Accountable for the outcomes of nursing and midwifery practice, you will address inconsistencies between practice and policy and develop team performance and a positive workplace culture in the interest of patient outcomes. Mount Gambier Hospital is the largest hospital in rural South Australia and provides a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible hospital and related services. A hub regional centre with a new Emergency Department, we have a strong focus on teamwork and ongoing education and professional development.

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 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.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working 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 appropriate immunisation requirements.

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: 802391

 802391 – Nurse,Midwife Unit Manager (Emergency Department).pdf

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 802391

Closing Date for Applications: 7 August 2022
Name of Contact Person: Karen Hales
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1692
Karen.Hales@sa.gov.au