• Temporary
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network
  • Women’s and Children’s Unit and Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) , Whyalla
  • Salary $114,560 – $119,682 p.a (+ MGP leave loading 17.5%) Temp. Full Time (up to 3 February 2025) – RN/M3

The Nurse Unit Manager – WCHU & MGP provides the pivotal co-ordination of patient/client care delivery in a patient/client care area within a Health Unit/Community Service. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing/midwifery and/or multi-disciplinary team activities to achieve continuity and quality of patient/client care and outcomes.

Employees in this role accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing/midwifery practices and/or multidisciplinary outcomes in the specific practice setting; for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy; and for developing team performance and a positive work culture in the interest of patient/client outcomes.

The applicants will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse and 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.  A demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing and midwifery practice in accordance with the relevant standards, experience in management and leadership roles and experience in the supervision of students, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses and or midwives essential.

In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading. Supported Accommodation (conditions apply).
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.