SA Health

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln
  • Salary $68,481 – $93,439 per annum (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (32 hrs per week) – RN/M1

As a Registered Nurse you will provide nursing and/or midwifery perioperative services in the Port Lincoln Hospital.  You will be required to provide evidenced based care, developing clinical skills while keeping up to date with professional standards of practice and quality management initiatives consistent with organisational policies.

In this role you will be working with children, youth, women and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds.  Effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will be essential.  You will be required to recognise and respond to clinical deterioration or other incidents and escalating appropriately.  You will require the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting and be able to prioritise workload and work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

The successful applicant 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 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.  A demonstrated and current competence in the area of Perioperative Nursing essential.

This is a part time vacancy, working 64 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.

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