• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network - Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale
• Salary: $114,560 - $119,682 p.a. - RN/M3 - Ongoing Full-Time
South Australia has some of the best beaches, world famous wine regions, the Fringe Festival, the fantastic Adelaide Oval and enviable award-winning food and dining experiences. Adelaide consistently ranked in the world’s 10 most liveable cities throughout the 2010’s and in 2021 Adelaide was ranked the third most liveable city in the world. Adelaide has more affordable accommodation and less traffic congestion with easy access to all facilities from the beach to the Adelaide Hills and scenic regional areas. With a population of over 1,300,000, Adelaide has all of the advantages of bigger cities without the dense population and expense.
NALHN provides care to more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) is a 443-bed specialist referral public teaching hospital which has links to the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University. LMH provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services.
At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows. Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.
Nurse/Midwife Unit Managers use their clinical knowledge and experience to provide 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.
The Family Clinic plays an integral role across the whole Women and Children’s Division and includes specialist newborn and paediatric clinics, through to midwifery and obstetric antenatal care models, gynaecology, and continence care. We provide a family friendly environment and service for the families of Northern Adelaide. The right person for this role has a “can-do” attitude. You will be innovative and supportive and have the skills and knowledge to lead your team in a dynamic environment, through periods of change and growth. In this role you will 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.
You must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse AND Midwife with the Nursing/Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and hold a current practicing certificate.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) Directions 2022 No 7 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
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.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 806631
806631 - Nursing_Midwifery Unit Manager - Family Clinic RN_M3 - Job Pack.pdf
Applications close: 9 December 2022
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