Registered Nurse (Aged Care)

  • Gilgandra Shire Council
  • Gilgandra NSW, Australia
  • 03 Sep, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Job No: GIL112021

Location: Gilgandra

Employment Status: Full-time

  • Are you an RN looking to get out of the rat race and experience country life?
  • Join a welcoming and dedicated team at the Cooee Lodge Aged Care Facility!
  • Relocation assistance!

About the Opportunity

Gilgandra Shire Council has a rewarding opportunity for a dedicated Registered Nurse to join their team in the Cooee Lodge Aged Care Facility.

This position is offered on a full-time, Monday - Sunday basis with participation in an on-call roster for after business hours.

Reporting to the Registered Nurse Clinical Lead, you will be responsible for providing clinical nursing care to residents through assessments, planning and evaluations in conjunction with the residents and/or their representatives and the appropriate team members.

Day-to-day duties may include (but will not be limited to):

  • Consulting with residents/representatives, allied health professionals and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Managing care plans, including wound care and outcomes within the Facility;
  • Demonstrating effective and positive communication with all stakeholders through established channels and lines of communication;
  • Promoting a teamwork spirit within the care team and between all service types;
  • Ensuring all documentation is in compliance as per policy, procedures, ACFI and Accreditation; and
  • Following WH&S guidelines, including infection control and reporting mechanisms for general welfare and safety of self, all staff, residents and others on the premises.

About You

To be considered for this position you will be a Registered Nurse with current registration with AHPRA and demonstrated Aged Care experience.

This role would be well suited to a team player, willing to learn, take instruction, share knowledge and is confident in their abilities to motivate and influence those around them positively to ensure the Facility's key principles and values are upheld.

Gilgandra Shire Council is looking for an individual with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively to other facility staff and departments.

Finally, you will be competent in computer literacy, specifically Microsoft Office Suite. Experience and knowledge of ACFI will be held in high regard.

Please Note: A current, unencumbered drivers licence is essential.

About the Benefits

Salary is negotiable and will be based on qualifications and experience.

You’ll enjoy being a valued member of the team with numerous opportunities for mentorship, training and professional development.

About Gilgandra Shire Council

Gilgandra is a vibrant rural community in Central West NSW, situated at the junction of three main highways and in close proximity to Dubbo. There is a strong supportive community that has worked together to develop excellent schools, medical services, retail services and recreational activities that you simply do not see in communities of a similar size.

Gilgandra presents you with an opportunity to have an excellent lifestyle you may not be able to afford in the city.

Job Closing Date

03 Nov, 2021