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April

Clinical Nurse - Bunbury

Bethanie - Bunbury, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Bethanie, Western Australia’s leading not for profit aged care and retirement living provider, has been warmly welcoming and caring for seniors for over 65 years. We strive to lead the change in the way Australians think about ageing, recognising ‘old age’ as a positive force in society and giving a voice to those who have seen it all and live to tell the tale.

We currently have a vacancy at Bethanie Elanora Aged Care Home in Bunbury for an experienced Clinical Nurse on full time basis. This role is offered on an initial two year fixed term period, with the possibility of extension or permanency.

As a key member of the leadership team, we are looking for someone who is available to work a roster including weekends, however this is negotiable for the right applicant and will be discussed further at interview.

As a Clinical Nurse, you will support and promote high quality clinical care in accordance with standards, guidelines, legislation and organisational policy and procedures. You will have highly competent clinical and critical thinking skills and the ability to efficiently coordinate and deliver resident care in collaboration with other health professionals, whilst maximising efficient use and control of organisational resources in meeting residents’ needs.

The successful applicant will be required to support the Facility Manager by providing leadership and mentorship, with a clear focus on quality outcomes. As such, you must have previously held a senior nurse position in a residential aged care setting, and ideally you will have experience in ACFI documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical leadership to ensure quality nursing care
  • Demonstrate clinical judgement, decision making and timely coordination, clinical assessment and evaluation of the needs of residents
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure residents' physical, emotional, social and clinical care needs are addressed
  • Effective coordination of nursing and care staff to best meet care outcomes
  • Adhere to infection prevention and control protocols and procedures designed to prevent infection transmission in the workplace
  • Analyse clinical outcomes and provide timely feedback on improvement strategies for the care team
  • Active participation in mentorship and training (including teaching and supervising delegated tasks to other staff, including care staff and students)
  • Support the Facility Manager, with the ability to relieve on occasion
Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Nursing plus relevant post graduate qualification to the level of post-graduate diploma or above
  • At least two years’ experience in a residential aged care environment and knowledge of ACFI documentation
  • Evidence of relevant recency of practice (eg. aged care, dementia, palliative, restorative care)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s Registered Nurse Standards for Professional Practice & Nurses Code of Conduct
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements of residential aged care including the current Aged Care Act, Quality of Care Principles, Medicines and Poisons Act and Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of clinical risk reporting and data analysis
  • Working knowledge of accreditation standards, funding tools and relevant legislation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in both verbal and written form
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and evaluate care plans
  • Knowledge of and experience with ACFI documentation
  • Demonstrated ability to provide meaningful leadership within the facilities leading to excellent clinical outcomes
  • Willingness to uphold the vision, mission and values of The Bethanie Group
  • A current police clearance, or willingness to get one
Working with Bethanie

At Bethanie we are committed to being an employer of choice by creating a supportive and compassionate environment for our people, customers and residents.

As well as being part of a stimulating and nurturing work environment, you will also have access to the following benefits:
  • The option to salary package up to $15,899 per annum. Salary packaging allows you to pay for your expenses with money from your salary before tax is taken out. Pay less tax, and your take home pay increases!
  • Access to banking, insurance and retail discounts and benefits
  • Rewarding career with a supportive culture
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
To Apply

Please click on the Apply link below to upload your resume before the closing date.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date. If you require any further information, please contact our Careers team on 131 151.

We respectfully request agencies not to forward unsolicited resumes unless requested.

Bethanie

Bunbury, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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