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Nursing and Midwifery Services at Flinders Medical Centre

Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern area's largest public teaching hospital providing medical services for the southern population of Adelaide and major regional rural centres and major trauma centre for South Australia. It provides opportunities for nurses and midwives to gain experience in an extensive range of hospital, community and outreach services for patients of all ages.

Clinical services may incorporate inpatient, day procedure, outpatient and/or community outreach programs to support the delivery of health care to patients and their families.

Nurses and midwives at FMC work in the following areas:

  • Adult medical and surgical specialties
  • Aged care
  • Emergency Department - adult and paediatric
  • Cardiac Care Unit
  • Operating Theatres - neonatal, paediatric, obstetrics, adult, liver transplantation
  • Intensive and Critical Care
  • Mental Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics - medical and surgical
  • Neonatal Unit
  • Community health

Clinical services managed and delivered by nurses and midwives include:

  • Hospital @ Home
  • Southern Midwifery Group Practice
  • Nurse and Midwife Outpatient Clinics
  • Pre-Admission Unit
  • Neonatal Extended Care

Nurses and midwives are also involved in:

  • Nursing Quality and Information Systems
  • Quality Improvement
  • Occupational Health
  • Infection Control
  • Clinical Research Trials
  • Diagnostic Services (Medical Imaging and SA Pathology)

Advanced practice roles for nurses and midwives include:

  • Wound Management
  • Anxiety Related Disorders
  • Dermatology
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Neurology

For general enquiries about nursing and midwifery employment opportunities at FMC, visit SA Health careers website.

Contact details

Telephone: (08) 8204 4341
Fax: (08) 8204 5907
Email: HEALTHFMCNursingMidwiferyEducation@sa.gov.au

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