Aged Care Nurse
Casual hours and permanent opportunities available due to short staffing Your new company Our client is a reputable and long established Aged Care and Nursing Facility based in Townsville. Due to the unprecedented circumstances of the global health crises, there is now an urgent need for experienced Aged Care Nurses to assist in the health and well-being of our ageing community. Your new role Reporting to the Manager of Nursing, your role will include; Providing high quality nursing care by delivering, managing and overseeing procedures Medication administration and restorative care Safe behavioural management in dementia care and emergency responses Care for patients related to falls and infections Support with palliative care including complex pain management Update and maintain medical records and liaise with other health professionals and patients’ family members as required What you'll need to succeed To be successful in obtaining this role, you will possess the following qualifications, experience and personal attributes; Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency A comprehensive clinical knowledge, particularly to age related health issues Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated experience interacting with a wide range of people Ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to residents needs Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team Ability to establish and maintain professional and appropriate relationships with residents and/or their families/representatives Demonstrated commitment to maintaining confidentiality Demonstrated commitment to respecting the values, customs, preferences and spiritual Demonstrated use of initiative Demonstrated ability to seek out and effectively utilise new knowledge as it relates to nursing practices Basic computer skills What you'll get in return In return, you will be awarded with a competitive hourly rate, work within a professional and supportive environment, as well as being offered potential opportunity for extension or permanency.
What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Libby Somers on 0747715100 or email Libby.SomersHays.
com.au for a confidential discussion on your career. LHS 297508 2375445.