$35 - $50 hourly
Anglicare SQ Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
01 Dec, 2017Casual
About the Position Abri Residential Aged Care Facility is conveniently located on the Gold Coast near the Southport Broadwater where community events and festivals are frequently held in the Parklands. Abri is focused on providing excellent 24 hour nursing and care assistance for the elderly of our community, with an emphasis on respect for individuality and maintaining independence. The facility also provides special accommodation and recreational amenities for those with dementia. We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our team on a casual basis who is willing and able to work on a seven-day rotating roster, including weekends, to cover both planned and unscheduled shifts. The role of the Registered Nurse is to provide comprehensive and accurate nursing assessments, and to plan care based on the outcomes of assessment utilising contemporary evidence based clinical knowledge and case management of residents. About You As a Registered Nurse with experience in the Aged Care sector, you will be flexible and enthusiastic, with a dedication to the care and support of the elderly, and be able to offer: Strong clinical background and current knowledge of practices Skills in palliative care, wound care, medication management and post-acute care Robust residential experience and a commitment to continuous improvement Proven ability to manage workload and ensure documentation is complete and up to date Working knowledge of ACFI and other funding processes Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal and an ability to work effectively within a team environment, relating to a wide range of staff, management, residents and families Sound computer knowledge with experience in clinical systems (AutumnCare would be beneficial) Compassion and enthusiasm, with a friendly, approachable attitude Client-centred care to residents and their families which respects and protects their rights, privacy and wellbeing You will hold a Degree in Nursing, current registration with AHPRA and a National Police Certificate.