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Work with SA Health today: therapist, nursing, administrative assistance

SA Health is the health portfolio of services and agencies responsible to the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse. If you are beginning or want to develop your career in the South Australian healthcare system, SA Health can offer you several job opportunities for diverse professional profiles. Read more below.

The mission of the organisation is to protect and improve the health of all South Australians by providing leadership in health reform, and public services, high-quality health and medical research, policy planning and development, with focus on well being, early intervention, illness prevention, and quality care. As you can see, SA Health provides many essential services to the South Australian community including:

  • communicable disease control
  • drug and alcohol services
  • emergency and ambulance
  • environmental health
  • epidemiology
  • health promotion
  • metropolitan and country health service delivery
  • pathology services
  • public hospitals
  • organ donation

SA Health operates close to other governmental agencies, like the Department of Education and Children’s Services, the Department for Families and Communities, and even the Departments of Planning and Local Government, of Treasury and Finance and the Premier and Cabinet.

SA Health is also present in some non-government organizations and community service providers on a regular, direct basis and more broadly, on policy and planning matters. Therefore, there are plenty of areas for which you can apply today. Check out some of the best opportunities at SA Healthcare:

Administrative Assistant – Cardiology

In this role, SA Health is searching for an assistant to work with providing administrative, clerical and secretarial services with the cardiology department medical staff. Some prior skills are needed, including the ability to provide Dictaphone and medical typing with a minimum speed of 70 – 90 words per minute. You will also be asked experience providing a comprehensive and confidential clerical service to Senior Officers and experience in the use of computer software packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Assistant in Nursing – Casual Pool – SALHN

For the Assistants in Nursing (AINs) position, the candidate will be supporting the enrolled and Registered Nurses in various tasks regarding the delivery of general patient care, while undertaking basic nursing functions. These employees will be supervised at all times by a registered nurse and this supervision may be direct or indirect.

The AIN is expected to support positive patient outcomes by providing care to patients in a patient minder role. Note that you will be accountable for your own actions. Consequently, skills regarding patient care, professional behaviour, dedication to care, among others are indispensable. Also, if you are looking for a flexible working arrangement, you can discuss the possibility of working part-time in this role.

If you want to access these job opportunities, go to au.indeed.com and search for “SA Health” to see further information on the institution and view all available job offers. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply by the Government of South Australia. Here are some of the latest offers we have selected for you:

  • Consultant(s) SA Health – South Australia
  • Physiotherapist, AHP1 SA Health – South Australia
  • Medical Practitioner – Emergency Department NALHN – Elizabeth Vale SA
  • Registrar(s) SA Health – South Australia
  • Allied Health Assistant (Mount Gambier) SA Health, Limestone Coast Local Health Network
  • Orthotist/ Prosthetist SA Health – South Australia
  • Registered Nurses SA Health, Central Adelaide Local Health Network – Adelaide Region SA
  • Executive Officer / Director of Nursing & Midwifery – Bordertown, Limestone Coast Local Health Network – South Australia
  • Executive Officer / Director of Nursing & Midwifery – Kingston Soldiers Memorial Hospital SA Health, Limestone Coast Local Health Network – South Australia
  • Physiotherapist, AHP1/2 SA Health – South Australia

Source: au.indeed.com | Images: secad/ The Conversation