Overview

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Port Pirie
  • Salary: $120,960 – $126,080 – Ongoing Full Time – RN/M4

A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse endorsed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to practise within their scope under the legislatively protected title ‘nurse practitioner’. Nurse Practitioners are expert practitioners, practicing beyond the usual extent of a nurse, at an advanced level, with an expanded scope of practice, and with an advanced degree of autonomy and clinical decision making. They work independently and collaboratively in the health care system. Employees classified at this level provide high level clinical nursing expertise for specified individual patients/clients and/or groups/populations.

Employees in these roles accept accountability for their nursing practice, professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.

The nurse practitioner scope of practice is approved by LHN Nursing and Midwifery Credentialing Committee.

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 with the notation of Nurse Practitioner.

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 the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

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

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: 5 July 2022

 

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 797003

 

 

Closing Date for Applications: 5 July 2022
Name of Contact Person: Melissa Pine
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 8638 4641
melissa.pine@sa.gov.au