Nurse Practitioner- Integrated Care
Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Integrated Care Full time temporary up to 30 Jun 2021 - Total Indicative Remuneration - $129,151 - $136,363 - RNM4 A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse endorsed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to practice within their scope under the legislatively protected title ‘nurse practitioner. Advanced practice nursing as a nurse practitioner is a qualitatively different level of advanced nursing practice to that of the registered nurse due to the additional legislative functions and the regulatory requirements. The requirements include a prescribed educational level, a specified advanced nursing practice experience, and continuing professional development.
Employees classified at this level provide high level clinical nursing expertise for specified individual patients/clients and/or groups/populations. This position will provide rapid assessment, triage, clinical intervention and coordination of care in line with the scope of practice of an Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner based at Integrated care sites providing intervention for those who can safely have care needs met in an offsite location. This position is to maintain contemporary knowledge about hospital avoidance strategies and internal and external services to coordinate safe patient care outside the hospital setting to prevent unnecessary CALHN presentations and admissions, provide clinical leadership and education within the organisation.
This position will assist in the expansion and ongoing implementation of rapid assessment via CALHN command centre including direct admission pathways to HITH services and to CALHN acute hospital sites. 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.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. 719941 Nurse Practitioner- Integrated Care.