• Casual
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla
  • Salary: $27.64 – $28.46 per hour + 25% loading – Casual (up to 20 October 2023) – AIN

This role presents an opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience in nursing activities, as part of the professional and dedicated team at the Whyalla Hospital. Assisting with the provision of professional high quality care aimed at improving patient health outcomes, you will assist the Registered Nurses/Midwives with routine tasks with patients. This will include personal care duties for patients, as well as technical support functions at the level of setting up for nursing procedures, cleaning equipment and managing local stock levels. You will help to maintain a physically and culturally safe environment for patients and staff, alerting the Registered Nurses to any patient or visitor concerns, questions or complaints. You will work at all times under the supervision of a Registered Nurse/Midwife and your work may also be overseen by an Enrolled Nurse within a care team. Whyalla Hospital and Health Service is a modern, comprehensive health unit. Whyalla provides a wide range of services utilising local general practitioners, resident specialists, visiting specialists and telemedicine for people in the surrounding areas. Our hospital has a combination of acute care beds, palliative care beds, day surgery beds and recliner beds used for procedures such as elective day surgery, endoscopy or general chemotherapy.

To apply for this role, you will be enrolled as a student in an undergraduate program in nursing or midwifery, and have completed any training required by the employer relevant to the safe and competent performance of work at this level. Motivated and keen to learn, you will be able to follow instructions and possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

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.

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