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Clinical Manager

  • North Adelaide, SA, Australia, 5006
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 18 2022

Clinical Manager – Mary Potter Hospice

  • This is an exciting time for us at Calvary North Adelaide Hospital as we embark on a new shared care model of care for inpatient palliative care.
  • Working closely with our Nurse Practitioner, Medical and other Multidisciplinary team members we provide comprehensive palliative care services to our patients and their loved ones.
  • The  Clinical Manager – Mary Potter Hospice provides professional leadership to the nursing and allied health team, delivering palliative services and monitoring quality, including standards of practice and service standards
  • We have 15 beds within our Hospice, the Clinical Manager is responsible for day to day operational aspects of the hospice as well as planning for our future.
  • We are a values based organisation that puts our people and patients at the centre of what we do
  • We are going through a period of growth and require a leader who can provide stability and vision for the future of the service

 

About the role

We are seeking an experienced registered nurse to join our team, and work within our beautiful heritage listed building. We have a wonderful team of experienced enrolled and registered nurses who bring enormous skill to the care of our patients. Working alongside our nursing team is an experienced multi-disciplinary team made up of medical and allied health staff along with dedicated volunteers and support services.

We have a close and supportive relationship with the Mary Potter Foundation.

We are looking for someone who has the skills to manage the operational responsibilities of the unit and work collaboratively with the executive and management teams to assist the hospital achieve its strategic and operational objectives.

Duties

  • development of relationships with like-minded professional people
  • be the principal point of contact for our internal and external key stakeholders
  • active involvement in supporting staff education
  • provision of well-balanced rosters for all areas within Mary Potter Hospice
  • sound financial management of human and material resources
  • The role is also accountable for promoting, facilitating and providing clinical governance to the nursing and medical team, to enhance best patient care outcomes and to ensure safe patient care practice standards are maintained. This includes leading evidenced based professional nursing practice
  • direct customer service with key internal and external contacts

Skills and Experience

  • current AHPRA registration
  • 5 years’ experience working in palliative care
  • great customer service
  • competent computer skills
  • ability to think in an agile way
  • a desire to join a multi-disciplined team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation
  • proven track record in people management

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. Successful applicants will be working in our contemporary heritage building located in the heart of North Adelaide. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours, and training and skills development, free on and off site parking. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

 

About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 employees. Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

Calvary Health Care South Australia has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable disease in health care settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including COVID – 19 vaccinations).

 

How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

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.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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