Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse (RN) works as a team member responsible to the Director of Care and under the day-to-day supervision of the Charge Nurse. The RN undertakes duties as allocated by the Charge Nurse, including taking responsibility on the shift for personal care and hygiene of a group of residents as allocated. This includes supervision of Enrolled Nurses/Personal Carers and liaison with other staff and, as appropriate, family members and other health professionals, to ensure the individual needs of residents are met and all essential care and clinical procedures are completed.

This position is contracted on a permanent part time basis, where working hours may be negotiated depending on the availabilities of the successful candidates.

About You:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or equivalent);
  • Currently be a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APRHA) with no restrictions on practice;
  • Current first aid and CPR certification;
  • 3 Doses of Covid Vaccination;
  • Liaise with care staff, medical, allied health, hospital and other specialist health practitioners to ensure Cultura residents receive high level clinical care;
  • Provide regular direct care handovers from shift-to-shift to enrolled nurses and personal carers and other staff as allocated that convey essential information, are concise and comprehensive, and that share information in a professional manner on a need-to-know basis, respecting resident confidentiality at all times;
  • As allocated, complete individualised assessments for all new residents, including respite residents, ensure they are completed according to written guidelines/checklists and meet current Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) guidelines;
  • Ensure all aspects of medication management for residents including pharmacy liaison, drug checking, dangerous drugs storage and recording, medication administration, and reporting any adverse drug reactions are completed as directed by the Charge Nurse.
Requirements:

Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume. To apply, send your application to [email protected] with ‘Registered Nurse’ as the subject line.

Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check and Medical Assessment. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check and Medical Assessment.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Penny DIne on [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Applications Close:
December 10, 2023

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