• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier
  • Salary $76,336 – $105,198 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (more than 1 position) hours to be negotiated – RN/M1

The Registered Nurse/Midwife (Surgical Ward) will assist with the provision of professional high quality nursing care within the Mount Gambier & District Health Service aimed at improving patient health outcomes.  You will assess individual patient/client needs, plan, implement and/or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies.  You will be required to work with children, youth, women and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds.  You will recognise and respond to clinical deterioration or other incidents and escalate appropriately.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate OR registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is 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 rural healthcare setting.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

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).

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.

Mount Gambier & District Health Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia, providing a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible hospital and related services. We deliver acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants.

Applications close: 9th December 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 776777.

Closing Date for Applications: 9th December 2021
Name of Contact Person: Susan Bryan
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8721 1299