SA Health

Job no: 873220
Work type: Full time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Aged Care Team
  • Location across the Yorke and Northern Region
  • Salary $121,537 – $126,970 p.a. – RN/M3 – Ongoing Full Time
  • Requirement for Regional Travel 



We are currently seeking a Nurse Unit Manager to play a pivotal role in patient/client care delivery within the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN). This position involves utilising clinical expertise to coordinate and lead nursing/midwifery or multidisciplinary teams, ensuring continuity and high-quality outcomes for our patients/clients.

Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:

  • Supporting the provision of nursing care in the aged care environment
  • Providing clinical and documentation leadership to nurses within the aged care environment
  • Coordination and leadership of AN-ACC documentation and standards that contribute clinical expertise to improve care recipients outcomes
  • Using clinical expertise and knowledge to ensure the correct level of AN-ACC for individual care recipients.
  • To provide Leecare EMR education and knowledge to nurses working within the aged care environment
  • Ensure consistency across the Yorke and Northern region in regards to assessment
  • Apply and share expert clinical knowledge to improve care recipients outcomes
  • Increase the knowledge base and expertise of nurses and midwives in the area of aged care assessment and documentation and AN-ACC
  • Undertake analysis on funding within AN-ACC and provide reports
  • Culture change for nurses and midwives in regards to the business practices and importance of clinical documentation and AN-ACC
  • Work in partnership with key stakeholders (external and internal) and work collaboratively with General Practitioners
  • Ensure there is standardisation and compliance with documentation

Essential Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Hold, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate
  • Have at least 3 years post registration experience in an Aged Care Environment
  • Experience in management and leadership roles
  • Knowledge of Australian Aged Care Standards
  • Knowledge of Australian National Aged Care Classification System
  • Knowledge of contemporary professional nursing and health care issues

A Career with YNLHN

Yorke and Northern Local Health Network (YNLHN) offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders Ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for YNLHN

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Important Information

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is  For information about the eligibility for the Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

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.


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

  • 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

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref873220


Vanessa Watson
CenSTaR Administration Officer
Phone: 0422 142 426

Application Closing Date

19 July 2024 – 11.55PM


873220 Nurse Unit Manager – AN ACC-LeeCare Support Job Pack.pdf

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Advertised: 05 Jul 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 26 Jul 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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