Registered Nurse

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Rockhampton Based

Make a genuine impact within your local community by delivering professional in-home nursing care.

Enjoy a flexible, balanced work life and work independently with a wide variety of customers.

We are looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse to provide the efficient and effective delivery of professional nursing care and support to customers. Our Registered Nurses provide effective leadership, supervision, and clinical support to our people where necessary.

 

About us:

Across Australia Just Better Care provides in-home aged care and disability support services, supporting people to live independently. For over 15 years, we have been supporting older people, and people living with disability, to live independently in their own homes and stay connected to their local community.

Our friendly, compassionate and experienced team makes this possible.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

Travelling between customer’s homes and providing individual and personalised support to customers in accordance with their support plans and/or medical practitioner’s directions.

Working under the guidance and supervision of medical practitioners, working with allied health professionals, monitoring and communicating the customer’s condition, and other health and wellness related activities.

Demonstrating a commitment to best practise, ensuring that all services are provided in a caring and respectful way in accordance with Just Better Care’s policy and procedures, and legislative requirements.

Medication Administration and Complex Clinical Care i.e. palliative care, bowel care/suppositories, catheter care, stoma care, oxygen and more.

Monitoring and communicating on the customer’s wellbeing and reporting on progress of customers.

Ensuring that all services are provided in a caring and respectful way in accordance with Just Better Care’s policy and procedures, legislative requirements and program specific guidelines (i.e. DVA Community Nursing).

Providing training, coaching and guidance to Community Support Professionals, Enrolled Nurses and Support Staff/Case Managers as required.

  • Attending to Aged Care Home Care Package related assessments and Care Plan Documents, as per MAC guidelines.
  • Assisting with Disability Clinical Documentation.

Conducting skills assessments of Community Support Professionals performing complex care services as required.

Demonstrating a commitment to best practice and evidence of continued professional development.

Participating in staff meetings and attending training opportunities when required.

 

Availability for on-call mobile phone contact when required

About you:

Caring, compassionate & friendly

Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.

Reliable & dependable

Proven relationship management with all internal and external stakeholders, as well as good interpersonal, negotiation and problem solving skills

Ability to work as part of a team

Comfortable using technology (i.e. mobile devices) for accessing rosters & recording customer assessments & documenting feedback

 

What you will need:

Current Registered Nurse registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Evidence of continued professional development

NDIS Worker Screening Clearance / Criminal Record Check

Current CPR / First Aid Certificate

Current Australian Driver’s Licence

Reliable, registered and insured vehicle (comprehensive insurance is preferred)

Previous experience in the community care or health/aged care sector (preferred)

 

Next steps:

If you would like to join our growing team and become part of our friendly, professional network please apply today by clicking on “Apply”