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Registered Nurse

GREENGATE GROUP - Dutton Park, QLD

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Registered Nurse you will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of clinical care and nursing services are provided to residents within our residential aged care home.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing direct resident care and nursing services consistent with best practice nursing procedures, including:
  • carrying out comprehensive and accurate nursing assessments of residents
  • formulating a plan of care in consultation with the resident with the primary aim of providing optimal quality of life for the resident
  • liaising with medical and other allied health professionals to ensure changes in resident care needs are reported and reviewed. Ensuring prescribed changes to clinical care are implemented effectively and evaluated on an ongoing basis
  • coordinating and monitoring the planning, implementation and evaluation of service outcomes and nursing care standards
  • liaising with other members of the clinical services team to identify resident care needs, plan interventions, and review outcomes of care
  • maintaining accurate documentation of nursing services within e-Case
  • reviewing resident care plans at least 3 monthly
  • Performing regular medication drug counts of S8 inventories
  • Conducting ACFI assessments for residents, as directed by the Care Manager
  • Conducting routine visual checks of every resident once per hour
  • Assisting visiting Drs on their rounds with residents
  • Ensuring accurate, thorough and professional handover activities are conducted at every changeover of shift
  • Collaborating with residents and their families to ensure high levels of satisfaction, proactively resolving issues, and facilitating case conferences where required
  • Maintaining your duty of confidentiality relating to residents, volunteers and employees, ensuring that any confidential information that becomes known through the course your employment remains confidential
  • Creating a positive work environment, demonstrating the Greengate values in your daily actions
  • Engaging with all team members in a positive and respectful manner, welcoming a culturally diverse team and maintaining a cohesive team spirit
  • Working in a safe manner to protect yourself, your colleagues and residents. Diligently following all WHS policies and procedures, being vigilant for risk and promptly reporting all hazards
  • Working to enrich the lives of our residents and make a positive impact within your team and the company

Our Values guide our decision making and behaviours, and are an accurate description of the culture and working environment you can expect within a Greengate village. They are:

Do the Right Thing

Play as a Team

Go the Extra Step

Create a Wonderful Experience

Successful candidates possess the following:

  • Completion of tertiary qualifications in nursing, healthcare, or similar (Bachelor of Nursing)
  • Current Registered Nurse registration with AHPRA
  • Thorough understanding of the Aged Care Legislation and Aged Care Quality Standards
  • Demonstrated understanding of ACFI assessment processes
  • Strong clinical knowledge and understanding of the ageing process, particularly age-related health issues
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of workplace health and safety
  • Previous experience working within a residential aged care facility in a similar role as Registered Nurse
  • Strong coaching / training skills with the ability to positively influence other healthcare workers
  • Effective conflict resolution skills with a high emotional intelligence
  • Strong customer-centric approach to business
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to respecting the values, customs, preferences and spiritual beliefs of residents and their families/representatives
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
  • Competent using computer systems, including Microsoft Outlook and eCase
  • Genuine interest in working closely with elderly residents within an aged care environment
  • Current Police Check Certificate (valid within last 12 months)
  • Current Influenza Vaccination Certificate (valid within last 12 months)

Becoming a Greengate Employees brings a number of Benefits:

  • flexible working hours, with shift patterns covering the morning, afternoon and evenings, 7 days per week
  • modern working environment with the latest equipment
  • discounted health insurance
  • discounted gym membership
  • discounted retail benefits at dozens of outlets
  • paid parental leave
  • paid loyalty leave benefits
  • coffee club membership
  • ongoing professional development
  • genuine career opportunities
  • free flu vaccination every year

If our values align with your own, and if you have a genuine interest in caring for the elderly, then come and join our team. Our high employee engagement scores of 80%+ tell us that our teams love working within our villages - we think you will too.