Overview

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & District Health Service – Surgical Unit 
  • Salary: $100,343 – $107,279 p.a. (pro-rata) – RN/RM2A
  • Permanent Part Time position working 32 hours per week, over a 7 day roster

 

About the role

In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Surgical Ward at the Mount Gambier & District Health Service. 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.

Benefits of the role

Mount Gambier & District Health Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia. Nursing roles in Mount Gambier have much to offer; you will benefit from ongoing career development, education and training 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.

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is.

The Region

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as diverse community groups and ages including, LGBTQI+, people living with a disability and other diversity groups. The LCLHN recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and consumers in being an employer of choice.

Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service is part of the Limestone Coast Local Health Network. 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.

Find out more about working with the Limestone Coast Local Health Network at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/workatLCLHN

Eligibility

You must 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. 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.

Applicant Information

This is a part time vacancy, working 64 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 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 appropriate immunisation requirements.

Check(s)

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

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For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 858022

Enquiries
Name: Susan Carrison
Phone: 0418 812 964
Email address: sue.carrison@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
18 April 2024 – 11:55PM

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 858022

Closing Date for Applications: 18 April 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Susan Carrison
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0418 812 964
sue.carrison@sa.gov.au