Overview

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Community Health, Barmera
  • Salary
    • Classification – RN/M1 – $72,651.00 – $99,129.00 p.a. (pro-rata)
    • Second Classification – RN/M2C – $84,870.00 – $107,279.00 p.a. (pro-rata)
    • Third Classification – ENC/END – $64,503.00 – $72,651.00 p.a. (pro-rata)
  • Multiple ongoing full-time and temporary part-time positions available

Overview

Are you passionate about nursing? Looking for permanent work? Join our Community Health team in making a difference to the wider community.

As an Enrolled Nurse your primary role will be to support the Registered Nurse / Midwife in providing person-centred care consistent with regulatory and statutory requirements. However, at all times the Enrolled Nurse retains responsibility for his/her actions and remains accountable in providing nursing care. Work will be negotiated with the Nurse Unit Manager in consultation with Program Nurses.

As a Registered Nurse you will provide nursing services in a variety of health service and community settings, assessing individual patient/client needs, plan, implement and/or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options including other disciplines or agencies. The Registered Nurse will also provide support to student nurses, Enrolled Nurses, graduate nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses.

As a Clinical Nurse your primary role will continue to be predominantly clinical in nature; however, you will be assigned appropriate portfolios. The allocation of portfolio responsibilities will be negotiated as part of the career development plan determined by the performance review/development plan process.

About You

  • Demonstrated commitment to providing consumer/client and family centred care.
  • Ability to be, creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, functioning and exercising judgement independently.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written) including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, recognise and report changes in clinical condition.

Essential Criteria

All applicants must be:

  • Enrolled/Registered or eligible for enrolment/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.
  • Experience and assessment of a consumer
  • Wound care experience
  • Experience working with limited supervision
  • 2 years’ experience in the provision of nursing care in the healthcare setting in accordance with the
    appropriate standards of practice.

Please note to be considered for the RN2C classification the Registered Nurse must have at least 3 years, full time equivalent, post registration experience, with demonstrated experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses, and less experienced registered nurses.

About The Region

The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, called RMCLHN for short, supports more than 70,000 people living in country South Australia in the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Meningie, Tintinara and Coonalpyn.  Click here for more information about working for RMCLHN.

  • We will provide support, both personally and professionally
  • Give you access to a range of education and training opportunities designed to enhance your role
  • Offer flexible work arrangements to better balance work, personal life, and family commitments
  • Provide an inclusive workplace culture that values diversity, ensuring every employee feels a sense of belonging and safety
  • Offer salary sacrifice benefits,  watch a short video about what salary packaging is.
  • Provide Relocation Support, where applicable. For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

Looking for a change in scenery? – Nursing & Midwifery

Important Information

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)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • 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

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 871275.

Closing Date for Applications: 19 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Teresa Colligan
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0466 091 232
teresa.colligan@sa.gov.au