Registered Nurse

$35 - $50 hourly
  • Anglicare SQ
  • Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
  • 01 Dec, 2017
Casual Registered Nurse

Job Description

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.

Salary

Circa $40,00 per hour DOE plus benefits

Occupations

General-Other: Medical-Health, Nursing

Position

What We Offer

Anglicare Southern Queensland is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. Along with the opportunity to further develop your skills in the Aged Care environment, our successful candidates will enjoy:

  • Working with dedicated professionals under a supportive and engaged manager in a family-focused facility
  • Career progression and development in the form of internal and external training
  • Excellent rates plus work/life balance with casual hours
  • Being a part of one of Queensland’s largest and most well respected non-profit organisations

 

Show Your Interest

Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working with an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.

To submit an application and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’ below or visit http://anglicaresq.org.au/career/ and refer to job number S3190

For further information please contact

Deb Waters on 07 5555 4888

 

Applications close Friday 15th December 2017

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

Reference or Job Identity Number

S3190

Name of Contact Person

Deb Waters

Telephone Number of Contact Person

07 5555 4888

Closing Date for Applications

15th December 2017

Purchase/Authorisation Number

S319020171201