3 Easy Steps

  • 1Search for courses by Study Area, Level and Location
  • 2We deliver you all the matched results
  • 3Choose one or more course providers to contact you
Industry

Distance from location (kms)

Exact 5 10 25 50 100

Posted since

All 2 Days 1 Week 2 Weeks 1 Month

Sort results by

Relevance Date

4

February

Registered Nurses, Berengarra, Our New Aged Care Facility

ST VINCENT'S HOSPITAL - Kew, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Registered Nurse, Berengarra Residential Aged Care Facility

  • Join the team at our new facility, Berengarra located in Kew
  • Permanent full time and part time positions available
  • Working a rotating roster including night duty

About the Company

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service that employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department

Berengarra, a new multi storey 90 bed state of the art residential aged care facility comprises 60 mainstream and 30 Aged Persons' Mental Health (APMH) beds designed to deliver contemporary best practice person centered care. Berengarra is co-located with St George's Hospital in Kew and compliments a suite of existing St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne's residential facilities: Auburn House & Riverside House (each facility with 30 APMH beds); Cambridge House (30 bed mainstream facility); and Prague House (45 bed facility for people with a history of homelessness).

The care model for Berengarra is that of person centred care, which has at its core the responsibility to ensure and facilitate personal choice in every aspect of life. We provide an environment that eliminates institutional elements to the greatest extent and supports care designed in consultation with each person.

About the Role

The primary function of this position is to ensure the provision of comprehensive assessment and quality nursing care that meets the principles of person-centered care and the requirements of the Aged Care and Accreditation Standards. The Grade 2 Registered Nurse will contribute to the dignity and quality of life of the residents within a safe and comfortable environment.

Classifications for this position will range from YP3 - YP11 ($67,236 - $92,710 base salary per annum).

About you

You are a genuine and empathetic person who has a strong focus on providing the high-quality care that the community of residents at Berengarra deserve. You have a passion to positively impact people's lives, by providing assistance and support with services in line with our resident's needs, abilities and choices. You will have a hospitality style approach to cater to our resident's needs in their homes, whilst empowering them to be independent and have a quality of life in our care. You will be a part of a dedicated, dynamic and forward thinking team that will come together for a common goal, the care of our residents.

Duties

  • Utilizing the principles of person care and in conjunction with NUM and/or ANUM and the resident/ consumer assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document care
  • Actively encourage residents/consumers to participate in management planning and or care programs while ensuring confidentiality and respect for the patients privacy
  • Accept responsibility for resident care in a safe and therapeutic environment, ensuring clinical practice extends to the social and psychosocial needs of the resident
  • Ensure familiarity with the relevant legislation, service policy and department of Human Services guidelines and act accordingly
  • Actively participate in education and learning activities offered internally and as appropriate, externally

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Current Nursing Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • You have experience in the delivery of residential aged care or demonstrated interest in same
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including sound oral and writing skills which allow for effective communication with residents, visitors and staff at all levels
  • You have an understanding of relevant legislation, of the principles and practice of aged care, and a working knowledge of the Commonwealth Residential Care Standards and accreditation process.
  • Post graduate qualification in Aged Care desirable

Benefits

  • Being a part of a collaborative and passionate team
  • Salary packaging (increase your take home pay)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park
  • Comprehensive orientation

Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application

At SVHM, we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.