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Registered Nurse (Eventide Residential Aged Care Facility)

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT - South Townsville, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

Eventide provides a multidisciplinary approach to care delivery with a focus on resident's rights and choices. Residents (as able), relatives, carers and other health professionals are involved in the individual care planning process and encouraged to play an active role in the decision-making process.

Eventide Residential Aged Care Facility comprises of 110 residential aged care beds (Commonwealth funded) and self-managed hostel services. Eventide consist of specific units relating to older persons' mental health, secure dementia and high care older persons'. Eventide has a commitment to providing safe and quality care to care recipients in a home like environment, while meeting the Australian Aged Care Agency – Accreditation Standards and the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards Accreditation.

The Registered Nurse utilises clinical skills and knowledge whilst working in partnership with other members of the nursing team and students to provide resident focused care and assisting in the achievement of service goals. The RN will be committed to relevant and continued professional education, be actively been involved with the development of others and be involved in the unit portfolios.

Generous salary range of $44.95 to $57.66 p.h. (Nurse Grade 5), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Mandatory requirements for the role are:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent and current AHPRA registration.
  • Shift Workers: Appointees will be required to work all shifts in accordance with the unit roster.
  • If employment is at a Multipurpose Health Service or Residential Aged Care Facility an Aged Care Pre Employment Screening will be required: Under section 96-1 of the Aged Care Act 1997 and the Department of Health Police Certificate Guidelines 2017, appointees to the position will require a current National Police Certificate. Townsville HHS will facilitate applicants obtaining the above check.

Why make the change?

Charters Towers is one of the most beautiful inland cities in Queensland, with its unrivalled architecture and unique history, Charters Towers is a surprising pleasure and a delight to live in and visit. Take a step back in time and discover this enchanting outback town which is just an hour and a half west of Townsville. Driving through the streets of Charters Towers is like viewing a living montage of Australian history and heritage.

Interested..?

For a confidential discussion please contact Renee Paterson on 0400 614 086.
Applications close on Wednesday 27 April 2021.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Please download the Role Description for future reference.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Pertussis.