Clinical Nurse - Diabetes Nurse Educator

Government of South Australia

Mount Gambier, SA

Posted 10/14/2019

Health and Wellbeing Job reference: 703864 Location: 5290 - MOUNT GAMBIER Job status: Short Term Contract Eligibility: Open to Everyone

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Country Health Connect - Diabetes Education, Mount Gambier
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,631 - $114,112 - Temp F/T (up to 29/6/2020) - RN/M2C
Join a dynamic and engaging team that offers a great supportive working environment where you will have the chance to contribute towards improvements in the community and make positive changes to patient care. A highly rewarding role that offers the capacity to grow and enhance your skills set, you will work as a Clinical Nurse, providing proficient, person centred, clinical nursing care and/or individual case management to clients in a defined clinical area of diabetes. Working collaboratively with the client, their family, team members and external providers, you will monitor client diabetes care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved. Within pre-determined guidelines, and in a multidisciplinary primary health care setting, you will assess clients, select and implement different therapeutic interventions, and/or support programs and evaluate progress. Furthermore, you will be accountable for providing health education, counselling and/or therapeutic programs to improve the health outcomes of individual clients or groups. Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate and with preference towards being credentialled as a Diabetes Nurse Educator with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association. In addition, you will have or be working towards Tertiary qualifications in Diabetes Education or other modalities of Nursing. Your notable post registration experience will be evident by your demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. Previous experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses will also be integral to your success in this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 703864 Applications close: 25/10/2019 11:45 PM Flexibility Statement 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.

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