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Registered Nurse - Essendon

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Churches of Christ in Queensland, Arcadia Aged Care Service, Essendon, Victoria

Casual Opportunities

Imagine a job where everything you did made a difference

About the role

Every day is new and different for our casual Registered Nurses at our Arcadia Aged Care Service in Essendon. During your varied day, you will work closely with the Clinical Coordinator, care management team and allied health professionals to carry out contemporary nursing practices through assessing, planning, and evaluating resident care.

Your primary focus will be recognising resident needs and assisting them with services that enrich their daily living. In order to ensure that resident's individual care plan requirements are met, you will also provide comprehensive guidance to care staff. Some of the residents you will look after for years to come and the relationships you build with them and their families will be both meaningful and significant.

Within this role, you will be covering a variety of shifts (including morning, afternoon, evening and night shifts). If you are looking for a diverse and rewarding role that has a positive impact on the lives of seniors, this might be the right opportunity for you.

About you

You are a dedicated and experienced clinician often commended on your problem solving, decision making and negotiation skills. With the ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to resident's needs, you are also able to work independently or as part of a multi-disciplined work team.

You can effectively communicate at all levels enabling you to achieve best nursing practices in accordance with legislation, common law and quality improvement. Understanding the importance of providing quality care to our residents, you feel rewarded by creating a genuine impact.

Your experience and qualifications for the role should include:

  • A current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse with experience in clinical nursing practices;
  • Demonstrated comprehensive clinical experience within Aged Care and understanding of the ageing process and age related health issues is desirable;
  • Knowledge and ability to apply the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) and regulatory requirements for aged care facilities;
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including morning, evening and night shifts;
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Current National Police Check required.

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: modelling unconditional love; behaving with integrity; and being good stewards.

Please note, all employees working within our residential and community aged care will need to be immunised for Influenza by 30/05/2021 due to COVID vaccine roll out. If you have already received your flu vaccination, we ask that you provide proof as part of the recruitment process.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

In particular, we operate 28 residential aged care services that include specialties such as dementia, palliative and respite care.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

To apply for this position please click the Apply button. For further information, please contact Narelle Grech on (03) 8378 3300.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications close: Wednesday 2nd June, 2021.

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