• Full Time
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla Hospital and Health Services
  • Salary:  $68,481 – $93,439 p.a – RN/RM1; $79,998 – $101,120 p.a – RN/RM2C
  • Ongoing Full Time/Part time | multiple positions available | FTE negotiable

Whyalla Hospital and Health Services Accident and Emergency Department are recruiting for Registered Nurses and Clinical Nurses to join our team.

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In Flinders and Upper North LHN you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community’s health outcomes and wellbeing. Whyalla Hospital provides a wide range of services utilising local general practitioners, resident specialists, visiting specialists and telemedicine for people in the surrounding areas.

Registered Nurse: Employees classified at this level provide nursing and/or midwifery services in health service settings. Employees working within this level develop from novice practitioners to a proficient level of professional practice. They consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. An employee at this level accepts accountability for his or her own standards of nursing/midwifery care and for activities delegated to others.

Clinical Nurse: The Clinical Nurse provides 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. The incumbent accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.  The Clinical Nurse role at this level continues to be predominantly clinical in nature; however, employees are assigned appropriate portfolios. The allocation of portfolio responsibilities should be negotiated with each employee and be consistent with the career development plan for the employee as determined by their performance review/development plan.

To be suitable for this role you must have effective communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.  You will have the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, be able to prioritise workload, be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.

Please note this role is multi-classed as RN/RM1 or RN/RM2C. You must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. To be appointed at the RN2C (Clinical Nurse) level you must be a Registered Nurse with at least three years, full time equivalent, post registration experience and recent demonstrated experience working in an Emergency Department. You will also have experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses. If appointed as RN1 (Registered Nurse) level, you must have an interest in Emergency Nursing and will receive training over the next 12 months by a senior.

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.

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

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