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Job details

Location
Leeton
Salary
AU$33.00 - AU$40.00 per hour
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
37018
Contact
Mardi Steven
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Posted
about 1 year ago

Job details

Location
Leeton
Salary
AU$33.00 - AU$40.00 per hour
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
37018
Contact
Mardi Steven
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Posted
about 1 year ago

Registered Nurse

  • Leeton, NSW (Riverina area) 2705
  • Permanent role - FT
  • Assistance with relocation costs, for the right candidate
  • Aged Care Facility with under 60 beds

"Come and live in the Riverina region of NSW"

Benefits

This area is incredibly beautiful and is filled with Wineries and fresh fruit produce.

This small facility is looking to place an experienced Registered Nurse on their cohesive team.

You will be reporting into the Facility Manager within a busy and energetic aged care facility.

Leeton is an agricultural delight surrounded by vineyards and farms full of fresh fruits, vegetables and grains.

Purpose of Position

To attend to the care needs of residents in accordance with their care plan. This will be achieved by providing safe and effective direct nursing care in line with nursing best practice principles.

The position is accountable and responsible in ensuring compliance with the aged care quality standards.

Main duties:

  • Carry out the initial and on-going assessment, planning and management of nursing care for residents
  • Develop personal care plans that ensure the individual needs of residents are identified and met, and be aware of changes in care plans
  • Review all residents frequently, including residents file:
    • Behaviour charting and assessments
    • Observation charts
    • Medication charts
    • Weight and bowel chart documentation
    • Wound charts
    • Progress note entries
  • Participate in their quarterly care plan evaluation, or more regularly as required
  • Ensure that all documentation required by and related to the provision of quality care for all residents is prepared, maintained, monitored, evaluated and up to date
  • Ensure completion and accuracy of all ACFI claims
  • Provide, or ensure provision of, more complex care services including:
    • Pain management
    • Palliative care
    • Intra-venous and naso-gastric tubing
    • Catheter care
    • Stoma care
    • Complex wound management
    • Risk management of acute or chronic infection conditions
    • Enema administration
    • Oxygen therapy
  • Complete pressure ulcer risk assessment on all residents and report any changes
  • Ensure residents incidents of a clinical nature are reviewed and actioned
  • Liaise with and advocate on behalf of residents to medical and allied health professionals
  • Provide support and guidance to Care Service Employees, residents and their families

Requirements for the role:

  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) with general registration - essential
  • Possession of Certificate III in Community Services (Aged Care) or equivalent - desirable
  • At least one-year experience as an RN
  • AHPRA registration
  • Experience in caring for older people including understanding of the aspirations and needs of frail older people
  • Current driver's license
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the Aged Care Quality Standards
  • Advanced verbal and written English communication skills

If you are an experienced RN and are interested in making a move to rural NSW, then please get in touch today by sending through your CV in word format, and addressing your cover letter to Mardi Steven