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Registered Nurse

Location
Greensborough, Victoria
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
7 Jul 2021

Trinity Care Pty Ltd T/As Narikuzhy Greensborough Trust

226-230 Elder Street, Greensborough 3088

Salary: $55k to $58k + superannuation

Full Time Registered Nurse

Responsibilities

  • In the absence of the Site Manager or Clinical Care Coordinator, assume the role of 'In-Charge' for the facility and its operations
  • Contributes to the implementation of an effective clinical governance framework for the safe and quality systems required to maintain and improve the consistency, safety and quality of clinical care and to improve outcomes for consumers
  • Leads and supports the clinical and personal care and if required activity staff on each shift to consistently deliver safe, quality consumer-centred care
  • Promotes a service culture that supports consumers' health, safety and well-being and is inclusive of their identity, culture and diversity
  • Contributes to the efficient allocation and utilisation of resources for safe and quality care
  • Appropriate allocation and delegation of care to clinical and personal care staff within their scope of practice and competence including appropriate delegation of medication administration. Provides clear information that assists staff to complete allocated/delegated care and provides toolbox training and coaching for skills development as needed
  • Promotes a culture of safety that empowers the clinical and personal care workforce to speak up and raise concerns and to work together to seek solutions for consumer safety concerns
  • Engages with and fosters partnerships with consumers and or their representative/s when conducting initial and ongoing assessments and care planning
  • Supported decision making to assist consumers to live the life the way they choose. This includes risk assessment and planning with informed consent to support dignity of risk
  • Involves other members of the health team including the lifestyle program staff and other health professionals as appropriate in consultation with the consumers/representatives
  • Plans and delegates duties to staff according to their training, experience, competence and scope of practice
  • Safe administration of medication, including the appropriate delegation to and supervision of Enrolled Nurses and PCAs administering medication
  • Consumer assessment includes identifying, assessing and managing risks to minimise preventable harm for each consumer
  • Accurate and timely ACFI documentation is completed on each shift
  • Care plans are developed, implemented and evaluated in consultation and partnership with consumers/representatives to assist in assessment and planning to assure the consumer gets the care and services needed
  • Other responsibilities as required by Trinity Care and contributes to the implementation of effective clinical governance systems for safe and quality consumer centred care

Mandatory Qualifications: Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Essential Skills Include:

  1. Experience in a clinical leadership role in residential aged care
  2. Good communication, planning, organisational, leadership, analytical and decision-making skills
  3. Current First Aid and CPR certificates
  4. Experience in aged care, preferably in residential and/or community setting
  5. A strong commitment to excellence and quality in the provision of aged care related services with a sound working knowledge of quality principles and accreditation
  6. Sound practical working knowledge of the ACFI and its application
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