• Women’s and Children’s Health Network, Surgical Services, North Adelaide (5006)
  • Salary : Classification – RN/M2A – Associate Elective Pre-Admission Coordinator LV2 – $100,343 to $107,279
  • Part Time (0.21) – Term Contract (24-month temporary contract) 

About the Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Surgical Services team as an Associate Elective Pre-Admission Coordinator, where you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and facilitating evidence-based pre-admission education for patients, families, and staff at the WCH campus.
  • Participating in a continuous quality improvement approach with key performance indicators related to the continuum of care under the direction of the Level 3 EPAC.
  • Participating in the implementation of strategies and processes to ensure timely and effective management of elective operating lists.
  • Managing the Pre-Anaesthetic Health Questionnaire prior to admission to ensure appropriate bed placement, staff allocation, and optimal health status before patients undergo anaesthesia.
  • Managing day-of-admission confirmations and assisting in rebooking where necessary.
  • Promoting and supporting appropriate discharge planning from the time of booking admission and initiating discharge planning as required.
  • Working with Nurse Consultants, other nurse specialists, and Surgical and Medical Teams to manage and coordinate the admission of patients, including those with complex needs.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Registered or eligible for 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.
  • Registered Nurse with at least 3 years post registration experience.
  • Demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice.
  • Effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving conflict resolution and negotiation.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a workplace environment that develops staff potential
  • Demonstrated ability in supporting and promoting consumer engagement initiatives

What WCHN Can Offer You

  • Salary package a range of benefits (including living expenses such as mortgage, rent, utility bills and groceries) up to $9,010 each FBT year + $2,650 for Meal Entertainment expenses each FBT year.
  • Access to Fitness Passport (workplace health and fitness program that gives you and your family access to a wide choice of gyms and pools across South Australia.)
  • Free Public Transport for SA Health Metropolitan Hospital Workers.
  • Access to generous leave provisions and professional development opportunities
  • Support for you and your family via our Employee Assistance Program

You may be eligible for financial support if you are considering relocating from interstate or overseas.  Please speak to the enquiries person of the role on offer to find out more.

About Us

The Women’s & Children’s Health Network is the state’s leading provider of best practice health care for women, babies, children and young people across South Australia.  We offer:

  • specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions
  • state of the art maternity and obstetric care services
  • community based services reaching hundreds of thousands of babies, children and young people, their families and communities across SA
  • specialist programs including Mental Health, Child & Family Health services, Youth and Aboriginal Health services.

Join our patient centred team and contribute to providing South Australia’s women, babies, children and young people with the best health care through both within our hospital or via our many and varied community services and programs.

Our values of Compassion, Respect, Equity, Accountability and working Together for Excellence or CREATE Together represent who we are as a Network.

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Special Conditions

To find out more about this role, including key selection criteria, all special conditions and minimum requirements, please click on the attached role description and also review our document checklists below.

Immunisation Requirements Checklist

Applicant Documents Checklist

Application Instructions

You will be required to attach a 1-2 page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria of the role and a current résumé/curriculum vitae prior to clicking ‘Submit Application’. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour of inactivity.

Other 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.

Want further information on applying and winning this role, go to our SA Health Careers Site for the Australian Applicant Guide or if you are an international applicant, check out the International Application Guide.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.


Rebecca Bewlex; Phone: 81616782; Position: Nurse Manager Surgical Services; E-mail: rebecca.bewlex@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date: 21/7/2024 – 11:55pm

Useful Links

RN2A – Associate Elective Pre Admission Coordinator – Surgical Services – Role Description – 869325.pdf

Closing Date for Applications: 21 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Rebecca Bewlex
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 81616782