Registered Nurse -Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network

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  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Karoonda and Districts Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
  • Salary: $70,535 - $96,242 p.a (pro rata) – RN/M1
  • Multiple Permanent Full and Part-Time Positions Available

As part of the friendly team at Karoonda & District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, you will provide professional, high quality nursing care aimed at improving patient health outcomes. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. It is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. Karoonda and District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds. Accident and Emergency services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and we offer residential care facilities at the adjoining aged care facility.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated competence in nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.

The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, called RMCLHN for short, supports more than 70,000 people living in country South Australia in the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Meningie, Tintinara and Coonalpyn. View this video for more information about working for RMCLHN.

Being part of Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, you will have access to flexible working hours.

In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading. For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine-preventable disease: Occupational Assessment, screening and Vaccination policy in the workplace.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 836470

Name: Sallie Richards, Associate Nurse Unit Manager and Acting Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: (08) 8579 1111, E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date
13 January 2024 - 11.55PM