- Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & District Health Service
- Indicative Total Remuneration: $104,027 - $114,112 - Perm F/T - RN/RM2A
We are seeking a Registered Nurse/Midwife to undertake a management role in a busy Maternity and Paediatric Unit. Working in a senior clinical capacity across all areas of the Maternity/Paediatric Ward, you will support the Nurse Unit Manager. You will also support junior staff and students to provide high quality care to women, children and their families. This is a great opportunity to work across all aspects of midwifery care in a friendly unit, as part of a multidisciplinary team of GP Obstetricians, Specialist Obstetricians, Paediatricians and Nursing and Midwifery staff. We offer a friendly work environment with opportunities and encouragement to extend your educational opportunities, and look at different models of care, modern equipment and facilities. The Unit is a 20 bed Maternity Paediatric Unit in a level 4 hospital with 3 birthing rooms, 6 dedicated paediatric beds, a low level 2 nursery caring for babies from 34 weeks gestation, antenatal and postnatal care with specialist obstetricians and paediatricians, and a domiciliary midwifery service caring for women and their families from across the South East region and Western Victoria.
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 clinical and management experience, you will be capable of giving supervision to student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses. You will use your effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maintain a cohesive multidisciplinary team.
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 and compliant Immunisation screening.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 719923
719923 - Associate Nurse Unit Manager (Maternity,Paediatric Ward) amended.pdf