SA Health

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Various locations within region
  • Salary: $120,960 – $126,080 p.a – Ongoing Full Time – RN/M4

The Palliative Care Advanced Nurse Consultant is responsible for providing palliative care nursing expertise for palliative care patients/clients and their families across the Eyre and Far North Local Health Network.

Employees in this role accept accountability for their nursing practice, the outcomes of nursing practices for the specific patient/client group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.

At level 4 clinicians practice beyond the usual extent of nursing/midwifery scope of practice and are autonomous clinical decision makers, working independently and collaboratively in the health care system.

Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:

  • Primarily providing direct expert palliative nursing care for individuals and/or groups of patients/clients;
  • Providing clinical leadership to nurses/midwives within the palliative care team;
  • Contribute and manage palliative care services and state-wide palliative care portfolios/projects/programs to contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of relevant Departmental and Government policies.

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.

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.

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.

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