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April

Specialist Nurse

Calvary Health Care - Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Calvary Community Care - Expression of interest - Palliative Nurses

About the role

At Calvary Community Care the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides skilled nursing services to clients in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. The Nurse Specialist provides timely access to assessment, diagnosis, therapeutic management and evaluation of client care needs. The role is aimed at improving the quality of life of clients and their families/carers within a clearly defined scope of practice.

The position will demonstrate competence in the provision of specialist nursing care as specified by registration requirements, National Board standards and codes, educational preparation, relevant legislation and context of care within Calvary Community Care.

What you bring

  • Nursing registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the community nursing
  • Relevant post graduate qualification in the area of specialisation (or working towards same) with at least 2 years’ experience working in one of the following specialist fields; gastrostomy, diabetes, blood transfusion, palliative care, stomal therapy or continence.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and vehicle.
  • Abides by the Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses in Australia and the Code of Ethics for Nurses in Australia.
  • Team player with the ability to develop and maintain effective high level working relationships across a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders including employees and clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks and achieve goals within set timeframes.
  • Highly developed organisational and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to learn and adapt to new systems.
  • Commitment to the company’s philosophy of providing responsive, flexible and customer focused services to the values of Little Company of Mary Health Care – hospitality, healing, stewardship & respect

Desirable

  • Recent experience with complex wounds, NWPT, IV medication management, PICC lines, pumps and infusers
  • Relevant association membership where relevant or applicable to the specialisation
  • Understanding of the community nursing sector - Home care Packages, Community Nursing Program, Commonwealth Home Support Program and other community funding options.
  • Flexibility in spread of hours to respond to client needs

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Please ensure you have or are willing to get your immunization records upto date as per the SA health guidelines. DCSI- Disability services check is mandatory for this position so a current check or willingness to get one at your own cost is mandatory.

Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labor market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or hard copy resumes mailed to us.

Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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