• Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Karoonda
  • Salary $28.96 – $33.87 per hour + 25% casual loading – Casual (up to 28 October 2022) – ENC/END

Joining the friendly and supportive staff at Karoonda Hospital, you will assist with providing nursing care to aged care clients, outpatients, acute clients and Accident & Emergency. Maintaining cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team, you will implement appropriate nursing care and assist with general and specialised procedures from nursing care plans. Working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will assist with clients’ medication administration within your scope of practice and also participate in quality activities within the health service. You will plan and prioritise your own work program to achieve defined outcomes and exercise judgment when it is required to solve problems arising in your work area. Working for us you will have opportunities for participation in projects within the workforce, whilst enjoying a rural lifestyle within a welcoming community. Karoonda and District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds. Accident and Emergency services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and we offer residential care facilities at the adjoining aged care facility.

You will be enrolled or eligible for enrolment as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With experience within the boundaries of your education and skill preparation, you will be capable of providing nursing care in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. Your effective verbal and written communication skills will enable you to work well within a multidisciplinary team environment.

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: 28 October 2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 772430

Closing Date for Applications: 28 October 2022
Name of Contact Person: Janine Gale
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8579 1111