This role presents an opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience in nursing activities, as part of the professional and dedicated team at Mount Gambier Hospital. Assisting with the provision of professional high quality care aimed at improving patient health outcomes, you will assist the Registered Nurses 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 and your work may also be overseen by an Enrolled Nurse within a care team. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of the Limestone Coast Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
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.
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.
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).
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 776139