Registered Nurse

Uniting AgeWell

Sorell, TAS

Posted 12/9/2019

Position Details Reference Number 22579 Position Title Registered Nurse Employment Type Permanent Part Time Entity Tasmania Location Ningana Award Classification Nursing - RN Level 2 - Year 1 Hours 48 Position Summary

  • Part time position
  • Registered Nurse - Level 2
  • Location: Sorell
About us At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,500 staff are committed to high quality services and care. About the position Uniting AgeWell Ningana are seeking a Registered Nurse to contribute to and assist with the coordination of high standards of care and other services for clients and their families. With a strong focus on enhancing client wellbeing, the ideal candidate will be customer focused, reliable and adaptable, motivated and committed to the provision of person centered care. A sound knowledge of ACFI documentation and Commonwealth standards, and the capacity to work well autonomously and in a team environment are essential. Leadership and supervision of Personal Care Workers and EN staff is required as is the promotion of a harmonious team approach to the delivery of resident care. Benefits of working with UA include:
  • Being part of a culture that makes a daily difference in people's lives
  • Being part of an organisation with core values of Respect, Partnership, Wisdom, Fairness and Stewardship
  • Professional development and education programs
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Salary Packaging
This position is subject to a satisfactory Police check A willingness to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church is essential. Selection Criteria Essential: Ability to communicate with all stakeholders including (but not limited to) residents, family, visitors, visiting health practitioners and other staff members Essential: Ability to lead a team which centres on individualised care for residents that promotes choice, independence and dignity of risk Essential: Ability to perform robust audits and implement strategies to promote continuous improvement where audit result indicate gaps Essential: Are you a Registered Nurse with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency ? Essential: Knowledge of aged care quality standards, consumer charter of rights and aged care legislation Essential: Knowledge of current funding systems and how they are applied to ensure optimum funding to support individualised care Essential: Knowledge of current UA policy and procedures and ability to apply these to individualised care planning for residents Contact Person Melitta Baker Contact Number 0439480050 Contact Email MBaker@unitingagewell.org

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http://www.jobsintasmania.com.au/job/13098967