Registered Nurse - Mirinjani

Last updated 5 minutes ago
Location:Australian Capital Territory
Job Type:Contract/Temp

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking an very experienced Registered Nurse 5 years + to work at Uniting Mirinjani in Weston ACT, on a full time basis.

We want someone who thoroughly enjoys nursing, has excellent clinical skills, can provide engaged leadership and who has a passion for providing exceptional care.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Excel at contemporary clinical assessment, making the most of funding we receive. You’ll be confident using the ACFI funding recording tool to achieve this.
  • You will oversee the clinical assessment process to ensure that each of our residents’ complex care needs are identified and regularly reviewed, reassessed and updated in their care plan.
  • You’ll advocate with and for our clients and their carers and families to enable choice and decision making that supports independence and quality of life.
  • You’ll contribute to a cohesive and harmonious team that respects each other’s ideas, integrity and abilities.
  • Your clinical leadership will ensure complex care and specialised nursing services are delivered by appropriately skilled staff under clinically-focused supervision.

Qualifications

Registered Nurse, endorsed by AHPRA

Skills & experience

  • A good understanding of contemporary aged care, clinical practice and clinical leadership in a residential setting
  • Previous experience in the aged care sector and clinical nursing
  • Insight into how relevant state and Commonwealth legislation impacts aged care services
  • A good knowledge of the ACFI funding instrument and aged care accreditation standards

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Salary package for full time is $86,628 base, super and NFP packaging
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

Position Description: Registered Nurse