• Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Community & Allied Health, Port Lincoln
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $125,116 – $133,705 p.a (pro rata) – Temp P/T (20 hours p/wk, up to 30 June 2023) – RN/RM3

You will be responsible and accountable for the comprehensive coordination of care provided to patients with prostate cancer. The main focus of this role is the provision of supportive nursing care that is delivered across the care continuum in a seamless and continuous pattern for each individual. You will ensure that the care and services provided is based on best practice principles and delivered in accordance with the Policies and Procedures of the Eyre & Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN) and SA Health. You will be required to perform as a consultant and role model, providing leadership to other nursing staff and health professionals. You will also play a pivotal role in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the Prostate Care Program. You will accept accountability for your nursing practice, the outcomes of nursing practices for prostate cancer patients, the professional advice given, delegations of care made, and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.

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. You will demonstrate an advanced level of skill in cancer or urological nursing, and bring relevant experience in advanced practice with respect to the management of men with Prostate Cancer (and/or oncology nursing experience). Along with effective leadership skills, you will possess highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation. You will also bring the ability to engage with Aboriginal communities/consumers in a culturally appropriate manner.

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

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.

Applications close:  15 November 2020

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 735800

Closing Date for Applications: 15 November 2020
Name of Contact Person: Karen Crossman
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 86261310
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