Overview

YORKE AND NORTHERN LOCAL HEALTH NETWORK
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THEATRE SPECIFIC REGISTERED NURSES

Yorke and Northern Local Health Network have multiple permanent and temporary part time contracts for Registered Nurse wishing to work within the Operating Theatres at Clare Hospital, Port Pirie Regional Health Service and Wallaroo Hospital.

Surgical specialities are offered at each hospital between Monday and Friday by local and visiting medical specialist and include general surgery, orthopaedic, gastroenterology, obstetric, urology, gynaecology, dental, ophthalmology, plastics and ear nose throat services.

Yorke and Northern surgical services are also supported with a 24-hour, 7-day week on-call service. Applicants to these positions will be required to participate in an on-call roster system to support these services.

Opportunities are also available for Registered Nurses employed in this role to expand and consolidate on additional skills within additional services at each hospital if desired.

Clare Hospital

Located 150 kilometres from Adelaide in the beautiful mid-north, Clare Hospital is a 23-bed acute hospital located. Services offered include 24-hours accident and emergency, acute and general medical services, chemotherapy, renal, medical imaging, surgical services, obstetric and maternity care, palliative care and outpatient clinics.

The Clare and Gilbert Valley region is a lovely place to live and work, providing beauty, affordability, culture, great lifestyle and employment opportunities. Offering over 40 cellar doors, many restaurants, cafes and galleries, there is no shortage of places to eat, drink and have fun.

Clare Hospital has one operating theatre that provides services 7 days per fortnight with a supporting on-call service and is seeking:

Registered Nurse: Permanent P/T, 0.74 FTE (28 hours per week) Commencing ASAP

 

Port Pirie Regional Health Service

Located 223 kms from Adelaide on the shores of the Spencer Gulf and set against the dramatic back drop of the southern Flinders Ranges Port Pirie Regional Health Service is a 53 bed acute hospital. Services offered include 24-hours accident and emergency, acute and general medical services, chemotherapy, medical imaging, surgical services, obstetric and maternity care, palliative care, on site pharmacy, Renal Dialysis and outpatient clinics.

Port Pirie is the largest city in South Australia Mid North Region and plays an important part for education, healthcare, retail and employment. It is a historic seaport town with beautiful heritage buildings with a diverse agricultural and industrial opportunities, offering great lifestyle and employment opportunities.

Port Pirie Regional Health Service has two operating theatres that provide services 5 days per week with a supporting on call service and is seeking:

Registered Nurse: Permanent P/T 0.74 FTE (28 hours per week) Commencing ASAP

 

Wallaroo Hospital

Located Wallaroo has 21 acute beds. Services offered include 24-hour accident and emergency, acute and general medical services, chemotherapy, medical imaging, surgical services obstetric and maternity care, palliative care and outpatient clinics.

Wallaroo is one of the main towns and commercial ports on the Cooper Coast, Yorke Peninsula. Boasting beautiful and numerous sandy beaches, diverse agriculture and fishing, rich maritime history, great food, lifestyle and employment opportunities.

Wallaroo Hospital has one operating theatre and one procedure room that provides services for eight days per fortnight with a supporting on-call services and is seeking:

  • Registered Nurse: Temporary P/T 0.63 FTE (24 hours per week) Commencing ASAP until 23 July 2022
  • Registered Nurse: Temporary P/T 0.84 FTE (32 hours per week) Commencing ASAP until 9 September 2022

 

You must be 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 and have recent perioperative experience.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges.  Being part of Yorke and Northern Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours within service needs – work/life balance is valued by our health network. The beautiful Yorke and Northern region is a great lifestyle location with beach-side living and easy access to Adelaide via a major road network.  We offer supportive and friendly team environments across our sites, and you will have access to Salary Packaging arrangements. The health units within the Yorke & Northern LHN have dedicated, experienced staff who strive to meet the needs of the community by providing the highest level of health care.  View this video for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network.

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.

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 771944

Closing Date for Applications: 30 September 2021
Name of Contact Person: Vanessa Watson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0439 755 108
vanessa.watson@sa.gov.au