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Location
Young
Salary
plus super, plus salary packaging
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
37485
Contact
Mardi Steven
Contact email
Email Mardi
Contact phone
+61 2 8877 8738
Posted
16 days ago

Job details

Location
Young
Salary
plus super, plus salary packaging
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
37485
Contact
Mardi Steven
Contact email
Email Mardi
Contact phone
+61 2 8877 8738
Posted
16 days ago

Registered Nurse

  • Young, NSW (Hilltops area) 2594
  • Permanent role
  • Assistance with relocation costs, for the right candidate
  • Aged Care Facility with under 100 beds

"Come and live in the Cherry Capital of Australia"

Benefits:

Consider relocating to this rural community where the population is under 10,000 people.

Young is located 376 km west of Sydney via the Hume Freeway and 379 km via the Blue Mountains and Cowra.

This area is incredibly beautiful, particularly in September/October when the Canola Fields are brightly lit with yellow flora. The area is also rich with wheat, oats, pears, strawberries, cherries, peaches, nectarines, prunes and apricots. As you can see, this the place you want to be, all year round.

The town's claim to fame are two big cherries next to the Railway Station. They are a symbol of the town's stone fruit industry. Cherries were first planted in the area during the goldrush. The town is also known as Lambing Flat.

This small sized facility is looking to place 2 experienced Registered Nurses on their cohesive team.
(Happy if you come as a duo)

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


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

Essential Criteria:

  • 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
  • COVID vaccinations

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

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