- Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Lyell McEwin Hospital – Elizabeth Vale – Special Care Nursery
- Total Indicative Remuneration: $134,978 – $142,515 p.a. – Multiple Positions – RN4 – Ongoing Full Time
A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice neonatal nurse endorsed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to practise within their scope under the legislatively protected title ‘nurse practitioner’.
Neonatal Nurse Practitioners are expert practitioners, practicing beyond the usual extent of a neonatal nurse, at an advanced level, with an expanded scope of practice, and with an advanced degree of autonomy and clinical decision making. They work independently and collaboratively across the women and children’s services where neonates receive care including the Special Care Nursery Birthing suite and postnatal areas. In this role you will provide high level clinical nursing expertise for premature infants and neonates in a Level 5 service.
As a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner you will accept accountability for your nursing practice, professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.
The nurse practitioner scope of practice is approved by LHN Nursing and Midwifery Credentialling Committee.
To be eligible for this position, you must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold, or be eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with the notation of Nurse Practitioner.
Holding a Masters level award (Nurse Practitioner) or equivalent and/or a Neonatal Intensive Care Certificate is highly desirable.
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.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 771607
Applications close: 8 October 2021
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 771607