• Temporary
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla
  • Salary: $94,583 – $101,120 p.a (pro rata) – Temporary Part Time (up to 23 June 2023) – RN/M2A

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) – ACAT provides proficient, person centred, clinical nursing/midwifery care and/or individual case management to patients/clients in a defined clinical area. Keeping up to date with, implementing and monitoring evidence-based practice and quality management initiatives consistent with organisational policies.  The ANUM accepts responsibility for the maintenance of their own knowledge and professional competence and contemporary practices.

The ANUM 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 other AN/MUM and the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent;
  • Assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the implementation of practice changes; and
  • Assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit 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.

Working within the Commonwealth Government’s My Aged Care online system and meeting timeframes and KPIs set by the Commonwealth and State Governments, the ANUM will monitor patient/client care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis.  They will be required to deal appropriately and relevantly where there are multiple complexities, diverse cultural backgrounds and expectations of clients.

The successful applicant will be 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 with at least 3 years post registration experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife.  Extensive experience in aged care service provision, including working with individuals/carers who have dementia or mental health problems and their families, experience in the supervision of student nurses and less experienced registered nurses and experience in management and Leadership roles essential.

This is a part time vacancy, working 40 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.

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 The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, 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.

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