You will assist with providing professional high quality patient care within the Operating Theatres at Whyalla Hospital.
Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate nursing care. You will participate in quality improvement activities that contribute to patient safety, risk minimisation and safe work activities within the theatre setting.
It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care.
Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team.
Whyalla Hospital and Health Service is part of the Whyalla Eastern Eyre and Far North Health Service, and 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 chairs. Recliner beds are used for procedures such as elective day surgery, endoscopy or general chemotherapy.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse / Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate.
With demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare 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.