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Clinical Nurse

  • North Adelaide, SA, Australia, 5006
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 27 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Ability to lead and inspire nursing excellence

 About the role

The Clinical Nurse in St Catherine ward is responsible for providing safe, effective and evidence based patient care in a patient-focused environment. 

St Catherine is a 35 bed acute surgical ward specialising in Colorectal, Gynaecology, Breast and Endocrine, and general surgeries. 

The Clinical Nurse has the ability to lead the day to day clinical team in consultation with the Clinical Manager.

The role is predominately Monday to Friday with a mix of early and late shifts, with the ability to work on weekends by mutual agreement, and the occasional Night shift should the need arise to support staff on these shifts. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the delivery of direct patient care, working as part of a multi D team to ensure optimum patient outcomes. 

  • Provides support and direction to Registered, Enrolled, Graduate and student nurses, AIN’s and HSA’s

  • Assists in professional development of staff and supports a positive professional culture

  • Manages of an agreed portfolio

  • Expected to act in a relieving role for Clinical Manager or clinical specialty

What you bring

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Demonstrated recent clinical nurse experience in an acute care hospital setting
  • Post graduate experience desired, but not essential
  • A keen interest in Women's Health, including gynaecology and Breast Care would be advantageous
  • Ability to work unsupervised, proficiently and in an organised manner during periods of high demand and activity
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated communication, interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

For further information please contact Chris Hogarth, Clinical Manager - 08 8239 9541, or Christopher.hogarth@calvarycare.org.au

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: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

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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