Registered Nurse

The Willochra Home

Requirements for this role are:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent experience
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Must have 2 year post registration clinical experience, preferably in Aged Care or Acute Care
  • Hold an Australian Working Visa which enables you to work full time.
  • Care, compassion and advocacy for the elderly or vulnerable person
  • Ability to lead and supervise a cohesive team of health professionals and foster an environment of teamwork, care and compassion to both staff and residents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and commitment to accurate and relevant documentation
  • Computer skills – Word and Excel, and experience with LeeCare or any other related aged care systems would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience with ACFI, Accreditation and the new Aged Care Standards would be highly valued.
  • Commitment to further ongoing internal and external education

Applicants are required to have a working visa for Australia, current Criminal History, Aged Care Sector Employment Check, Working with Children Check, and current FluVax and COVID19 Vaccinations.

Tasks & Responsibilities

As the Registered Nurse on duty you will be responsible for the following:

  • Daily co-ordination and supervision of all care within The Willochra Home
  • Provide a high level of professional role modelling for our team of committed care staff
  • Will lead, mentor, teach and supervise EN’s and Care Staff  to ensure that the standards of care provided meet all the legislative requirements and best practice guidelines within the Residential Aged Care Quality Standards.
  • Work in conjunction with, and support the Clinical Nurse and Clinical Manager to drive the ongoing quality improvement initiatives
  • Work closely and develop strong relationships with medical and allied health personnel
  • Willing to assume higher duties if and when required

Permanent Part Time and Casual contracts available.

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