• Yorke & Northern Local Health Network, Peterborough Medical Centre
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $77,788 – $106,649 (pro rata)- Temp P/T (36 hours p/wk, up to 5 August 2022) – RN/M1

As the Practice Nurse at Peterborough Medical Centre, you will provide high quality person-centred care to patients attending the Medical Practice. You will provide a range of nursing services including, but not limited to, venepuncture, spirometry, blood pressure monitoring, wound care and cervical screening. You will also provide immunisation services and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal diseases or multiple co-morbidities. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement and coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options, including those provided by other disciplines or agencies.

As part of your role, you may provide clinical education and support relevant to administration staff and support nursing/midwifery practice and learning experiences for students undertaking clinical placements. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of the Yorke & Northern LHN means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care. 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. View this video for more information about a career in Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

You will need to 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 rural healthcare setting.

To be successful it is essential that you meet the minimum requirements of the role outlined in the Role Description.

This is a part time vacancy, working 72 hours per fortnight 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: 29 November 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 765986

Closing Date for Applications: 29 November 2021
Name of Contact Person: Vanessa Watson
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0439 755 108