SA Health

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln
  • Salary $68,481 – $93,439 per annum (pro rata) – Temporary Part Time (up to 5 April 2024) – RN/M1

The Registered Nurse and/or Midwife will provide nursing and/or midwifery services in health service settings at the Port Lincoln Hospital.  He/she will 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.  The Nurse/Midwife will be required to work with with children, youth, women and their families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds. Recognising and responding to clinical deterioration or other incidents and escalating appropriately essential.

The applicants will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse, Nurse/Midwife or as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice.  Knowledge and understanding of the role of the Registered General Nurse/Midwife within a healthcare setting 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.

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