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Job details

Location
Tuncurry
Salary
Generous rate per hour + super
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
BH-39157-6
Contact
Kate Toohill
Posted
about 1 year ago

Job details

Location
Tuncurry
Salary
Generous rate per hour + super
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
BH-39157-6
Contact
Kate Toohill
Posted
about 1 year ago
Benefits 
  • Full-time permanent position
  • Parking available
  • Tuncurry location
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Employee assistance and wellbeing programs
About the company
Work for well-known Australian aged-care organisation. Our client looks to provide care and support to residents ensuring high quality of life.
 
About the opportunity
Be responsible and provide superior nursing care. Attending to the care needs of residents in accordance with their care plan and liaising with colleagues and specialists. Following nursing best practice principles to create a safe environment for those in care.
 
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
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • 2 years experienced within an aged care facility.
  • Current AHPRA Registration  
  • Previous experience producing the highest of standards for clinical documentation
  • Commitment to Work Health and Safety principles
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • The ability to effectively manage and lead a team
  • Prior AFCI experience
  • Advanced verbal and written English communication skills
  • Willingness to go above and beyond
 
Sponsorship is available for the right candidate.
 
How to Apply
Click apply or contact Kate Toohill, Recruitment Consultant on 02 8877 8735/0488 808 685 for a confidential discussion.
 
About us
Healthcare Professionals Group recruit all positions, at all levels, into aged care, biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceutical and scientific companies. For more pharmaceutical, medical or healthcare related job opportunities visit www.hpgconnect.com