SA Government -SA HEALTH

Mar 9th, 2023
$ 29.13 - 31.33 / Hour
SA Health
Job reference:824041
Location:5112 – ELIZABETH VALE
Job status:Long Term Contract
Eligibility:Open to Everyone

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals – Elizabeth Vale and Modbury
  • Salary: $29.13 – $31.33 per hour + 25% loading – OPS2 – Casual up to 16 January 2024

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide and boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. NALHN provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.

With a workforce of almost 6,000 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability. Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.

The NALHN Medical Scribe contributes to the efficient operation of patient services within the Departments of Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals. The Medical Scribe is under the direct supervision of a Department Consultant and undertakes tasks allocated by the Consultant or their delegates, such as a Registrar. There are opportunities to work in Emergency Departments and wards at both sites.

Under the direction and supervision of the Consultant, various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to accompanying the Consultant or their delegate whilst they assess a patient and document assessment findings into patient notes or OASIS, collecting samples and sending them for analysis after blood investigation requests have been ordered by the Consultant or their delegate, checking the availability of pathology and radiology results, and reporting these to the Consultant, assisting in preparing discharge letters, other ad hoc duties that might be requested by the Consultant and that are within the scope of the role.

Vaccine and screening requirements are set out in Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy directive (see Mandatory Instruction 1 in the policy). In addition to the mandatory vaccination requirements for all SA Health roles under this Policy SA Health workers must also comply with any vaccination requirements imposed under legislation (including any directions under the Emergency Management Act 2004 or the South Australian Public Health Act 2011) and any mandatory vaccination requirements under the terms and conditions of employment of employees.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.Job Ref: 824041

824041 – NALHN Medical Scribe – OPS2 – Job Pack.pdf

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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