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April

Ahpra Registered Nurse (Tiwi Island - Fly In Fly Out) Residential Aged Care Facility

TERNARY - Tiwi, NT

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Registered Nurses to join our Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) team for an ongoing weekend position.

While on Tiwi Island, you will work 19.5 hours per week, 7:00am to 4:00pm shifts, Saturday and Sunday, and have a 2-hour hand over on Friday (upon arrival). With flights, accomodation and meals all prepared on-site and as part of your salary / package.

You will be transported over (by air) every Friday afternoon and return to Darwin (by air) every Sunday afternoon.

Previous experience in RACF is essential, the successful candidates will also have:

  • Availability to work 19.5 hours per week, Friday (afternoon), Saturday and Sunday
  • Ability to fly in every Friday afternoon and fly back to Darwin each Sunday afternoon.
  • Nursing registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Recent nursing/clinical experience in the last 5 years or evidence of a refresher course
  • Valid NT Working with Children Check – NT OCHRE Card
  • 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
  • Demonstrated highly developed organisational and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated 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
  • Ability to travel overnight
  • Services they would be undertaking include: Wound Care, Intravenous antibiotics, Medication management, Incontinence management, Diabetes management & Complex wound care

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Registered Nurse provides the provision of skilled nursing services to clients in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

The Registered Nurse demonstrates competence in the provision of nursing care as specified by registration requirements, National Board standards and codes, educational preparation, relevant legislation and context of care within our organisation

The Registered Nurse practises independently and interdependently, assuming accountability and responsibility for their own actions and delegation of care to Enrolled Nurses and Support Workers within program, state/territory and our guidelines. The Registered Nurse provides evidence-based nursing care to people of all ages and cultural groups, including individuals, families and communities.

The role of the Registered Nurse includes promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness for individuals with physical or mental illness, disabilities and/or rehabilitation needs, as well as alleviation of pain and suffering at the end stage of life.

The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care in collaboration with individuals and the multidisciplinary health care team so as to achieve goals and health outcomes for our clients.

Accountabilities and Key Result Areas

People and Culture

  • Practice in accordance with our organisation and relevant Government Health policies and procedures, the position description, Code of Conduct and industrial agreements.
  • Work in accordance with our mission and vision and actively participate in developing a culture that promotes our values of healing, hospitality, stewardship and respect.

Excellence in Care

  • Utilise evidenced based practice and follow policies, procedures and guidelines to provide excellent care.
  • Liaise with staff and the client's multidisciplinary health care team to immediately report any concerns in healthcare and change in client status.
  • Maintain responsibility for professional development including mandatory training.
  • Meet agreed performance measures.
  • Recognises professional, legal and ethical responsibilities which require demonstration of a satisfactory knowledge base, accountability for practice, functioning in accordance with legislation affecting nursing and health care, and the protection of individual and group rights.

Service Development & Innovation

  • Utilise technology, including computer skills, to aid in the provision of clinical care.
  • Identify opportunities to continually improve the quality of care.
  • Coordinates and organises the provision of nursing care that includes the assessment of individuals and groups, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply today and we will get in contact to discuss.