- On site subsidised car park
- Supportive leadership and team culture
- State of the art suite
Located on the edge of Adelaide's CBD adjacent to the beautiful South Eastern Park Lands, St Andrew's is the largest independent private Hospital in Australia, with more than 30,000 procedures being performed each year. Our patients are admitted electively or via our Emergency Service, and we have the state's most comprehensive cancer care facility with all services located on one site. Building on our successful base, in 2018 we completed a $50 million upgrade and expansion of our clinical facilities with more improvements planned for 2020 and beyond.
The St Andrew’s Procedural Suite services patients that require a Colonoscopy/Endoscopy, a minor theatre procedure, Angiography or a specialised x-ray. Both adults and children are cared for in the Procedural Suite.
About the role:
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a solid background in a procedural suite setting and previous leadership experience, or is a great next step for someone with aspirations towards a career in nursing leadership. As 2IC to the Clinical Manager, you will assist in the coordination of the Suite in consultation with other clinical leaders throughout the Hospital, whilst also delivering hands on excellent patient care.
In this leadership role you will be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring of nursing practice standards in relation to patient care, patient safety and teamwork and the utilisation of equipment and consumables within the Endoscopy Suite. You will be required to foster and develop a working environment which actively promotes the hospital’s ethos including sound values of trust and respect for patients, staff and Visiting Medical Officers.
Other key responsibilities include:
- Assisting the Clinical Manager to monitor and manage the performance of nursing staff within the work area, including mentoring and coaching others, and contributing to their ongoing professional education;
- Liaising with Medical Officers and other medical professionals to ensure optimal patient outcomes and care;
- Contributing to initiatives and projects that improve patient care
- Liaise and maintains positive public relations with Doctors and rooms staff
- In collaboration with the Clinical Manager supports, encourages and institutes change in the workplace.
In this role you will be given the chance to grow and enhance your capability within a highly supportive environment. Your career development will be enabled through one-on-one mentoring and coaching, as well as a range of in-house leadership development programs aimed at equipping you to be the best leader you can be.
Our ideal candidate will demonstrate core nursing values of patient centred care, trust and respect in every interaction with patients and colleagues as well strong clinical knowledge, well-developed time management skills and the ability to work both autonomously and as a key team member.
Significant experience within the gastrointestinal perioperative environment is essential and relevant Post Graduate qualifications will be highly regarded. The position requires the ability to work as part of a team providing outstanding care to our patients whilst supporting and training our junior nurses in all aspects of endoscopy nursing.
In addition, you will need to demonstrate:
- Strong organisation and prioritisation skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- A commitment to delivering best practice patient care
- An interest in mentoring and educating our up and coming Nurses
In this role you will be given the chance to grow and enhance your capability within a highly supportive environment. Your career development will be enabled through one-on-one mentoring and coaching, as well as a range of in-house leadership development programs aimed at equipping you to be the best leader you can be. Further information can be found by viewing the attached position description.
This position can be offered as either part-time (60 hours/fortnight) or full-time with shifts across a 10 day roster, with on-call as required.
Benefits and Culture:
At St Andrew’s we believe that relationships matter, and our people are the key to our success. Our committed leadership team, and open and inclusive culture, is reflected in our significant levels of staff tenure and high job satisfaction.
With a commitment to medical and surgical excellence, we encourage our front-line staff to identify opportunities for improvement and contribute to decisions, to ensure we are able to provide the best care to our patients.
In addition to our positive culture, staff at St Andrew’s enjoy superior working conditions and benefits, including:
- generous salary packaging benefits
- regular staff recognition events
- extensive in-house training and education programs, and support for further study
- leadership development programs
- competitive discounts on private health insurance and pharmaceuticals
- a strong commitment to flexible working arrangements, including up to 16 weeks paid parental leave, and a range of well-being initiatives
- access to subsidised on-site car parking, meals and gym facilities.
For more information contact Sharon Maslen, Clinical Manager Procedural Suite on 8408 2699 or [email protected] and see the attached documents for information on the position, pay rates and employee benefits.
- Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
- Please upload a combined cover letter and resume in one document.
- Address applications to Sharon Maslen, Clinical Manager.
Please note, any applications received outside of our recruitment system will be directed to reapply via this ad.
Applications close 5pm Friday, 3 July 2020.