Australian College of Nursing

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln
  • Salary $94,583 – $101,120 per annum (pro rata) – Temporary Part Time (up to 28 October 2023) – RN/M2A

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Clinical Coordinator will provide nursing and/or midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners;

They will accept accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance, mentoring and development of less experienced staff;

They will provide support to the Nursing/Midwifery Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the leadership of nurses/midwives in the ward/unit/service.

Employees in this role will undertake a portfolio within which they will:

>Promote continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with the Nurse/Midwife Manager or equivalent;

>Assist the Nurse/Midwife Manager or equivalent in the initiation / implementation of practice changes; and

>Assist the Nurse/Midwife Manager or equivalent in undertaking ward/unit/service management responsibilities, e.g. Performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring.

Major challenges currently associated with the role include:

  • Maintaining contemporary, implementation of / and monitoring evidence-based practice and quality management initiatives consistent with organisational policies/goals and procedures
  • Dealing appropriately and relevantly with patients and their families where there are multiple complexities, diverse cultural backgrounds and expectations of clients
  • Accepting responsibility for the maintenance of own knowledge and professional competence and contemporary practices
  • Demonstrable of a global overview of resource management that is effective and equitable for the purpose of safe and effective patient care in the hospital setting.
  • The successful applicant will 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 OR;
  • registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate OR;
  • registered or eligible for registration as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.
  • Registered Nurse/Midwife with at least 3 years post registration experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife.
  • Demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice.
  • Experience in the supervision of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses.
  • Experience in Management and Leadership roles

This is a part time vacancy, working 32 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked. 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 Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) 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.

Being part of Eyre and Far North 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 and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided.

Applications close: 28th November 2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 813026

Contact:

Tiffany Gross
8683 2054
tiffany.gross@sa.gov.au

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.