Overview

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network,  Waikerie Health Service 
  • Salary: $68,481 – $93,439 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing Full Time & Part Time (multiple positions available) – RN/M1

You will assist with the provision of professional high quality nursing care within the Waikerie Health Service aimed at improving patient health outcomes. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. This will include reviewing decisions, assessments and recommendations from less experienced Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses and students. Waikerie is located in the Riverland Region, two and a half hours drive from Adelaide, and is home to some of the most scenic areas in the State. The picturesque River Murray and Lake Bonney compliment the rural lifestyle affording many opportunities for water sports and recreation. The area’s regional towns offer well-appointed amenities and many social and sporting activities.

You must 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. 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 healthcare setting.

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. View this video for more information about working for RMCLHN.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

This is a multiple positions available full time and or part time vacancy, hours of work per fortnight to be negotiated and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

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.

Applications close: 22 June 2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 791360

Closing Date for Applications: 22 JUne 2022
Name of Contact Person: Murray Dalgleish
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8541 0555
murray.dalgleish@sa.gov.au