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After-hours Hospital Coordinator

  • North Adelaide, SA, Australia, 5006
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Oct 11 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • The chance to use your skills and experience to make an impact

 About the role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurse to work as a After-Hours Hospital Coordinator (AHC).

The successful applicant will have current clinical experience with a broad knowledge of clinical nursing.  The AHC is responsible for the coordination of organisation and management of the hospital outside of normal working hours.  By providing a clear focus for operational leadership, the AHC facilitates provision of a high standard of holistic patient/client centred care, to maximise effective management of clinical, financial and human resources within a quality and risk management framework.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promoting the effective and efficient flow of patients ensuring the right patient is in the right place at the right time
  • Acts as the out of hours Emergency Response Warden and/or Commander.
  • Promotes and participates in the implementation of Calvary North Adelaide Hospitals strategic plan and contributes to the achievement of the corporate mission and strategy objectives whilst maintaining a visible presence
  • Creates a workplace environment that encourages collaboration within and across health care teams to optimise outcomes
  • Liaises with relevant services and units both within and external to the health service to ensure effective coordinated service delivery that meets the needs of patients
  • Fosters a culture of engagement with the team and the organisation, which is reflective of the Calvary values
  • In conjunction with the manager, manages resources to achieve both budget and service delivery targets whilst maximizing service delivery outcomes for patients
  • Initiates, facilitates and participates in continuous improvement activities focused on enhanced service provision, patient safety and satisfaction.
  • Oversees and participates in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines
  • Provides safe staffing levels in line with Calvary staffing guidelines. 
  • Participate at a senior level in the organisations quality and accreditation programs

What you bring 

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Tertiary qualification in specialty, health administration or management (or working towards).
  • Minimum of three years’ experience including experience as a Clinical Nurse or higher leadership role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise with members of the multidisciplinary team
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to role model and promote the Calvary values.

For further information please contact Deb Daulby, Deputy Director of Clinical Services - Inpatient Areas on

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role 
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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