Registered Nurse – Aged Care

About the Job

Registered Nurse


Are you looking for a casual RN opportunity in aged care? Multiple shifts now available at Heritage Twin Parks in Reservoir.

  • Above Award Rates
  • Variety of Casual Shifts Available
  • Reservoir Location

Heritage Twin Parks provides a friendly, comfortable, and homely environment. Surrounded by extensive natural parklands and a short stroll to Northland Shopping Centre, this convenient location makes it easily accessible.

At Heritage Care, you'll enjoy:

  • Grow Your Own Staff Referral Program (Opportunity to earn extra $$$$)
  • Paid Infection Prevention Control Lead training and Study Leave
  • Ongoing professional development
  • A positive and highly supportive workplace culture
  • Employee Assistance & discounted Health & Well Being Program
  • Discounts and Benefits through our Rewards Program, including vehicle financing through novated leasing and salary packaging for work related expenses and superannuation
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

The Opportunity on Offer

As a Registered Nurse you will contribute to the implementation of effective clinical governance systems for safe and quality resident-centred care that supports the residents physical, spiritual, social and cultural needs, enabling residents to maintain their own wellbeing and independence for as long as possible.

How you will make an Impact

You will report to the Clinical Care Manager of the Home and be a key member of the team. Some of the key responsibilities of the role are:

  • To coordinate the completion of clinical care tasks and related clinical documentation.
  • Constant monitoring of resident files, progress notes, lists and observation charts.
  • Ensure specialised nursing care needs are managed appropriately including but not limited to patches, injections, wound care, catheter care, diabetic care, and dangerous drugs.
  • Coordinate and liaise with residents, their representatives, and all other health care professionals including doctors, pharmacy, physiotherapy, podiatrist, mental health consultant and aged care assessment teams to ensure the provision of the best possible care to our residents.
  • To ensure compliance is up to date with the organisations Medication Management policy and procedures.
  • To promote an evidence-based process for defining infections and the re-enforcement of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program for the safe and appropriate prescribing and use of antimicrobials.

About You

You are an individual with a caring nature who gets satisfaction in making a positive difference in the lives of our residents everyday.  You enjoy working in a team where no two days are the same. You are excited to share your ideas and make a contribution to the wider community.

  • Registered Nurse with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience in Residential Aged Care
  • Current NDIS Workers Screening Check
  • Current Covid-19 Vaccinations (highly recommended)
  • Experience in the re-accreditation process and related assessment visits through the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC)
  • Broad knowledge of the Aged Care Industry, Aged Care Act, 1997 and subordinate principles
  • Strong knowledge of Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) Excellent computer literacy and competency in electronic care systems
  • Experience in accessing Joanna Briggs "best practice" portal with demonstrable understanding of contemporary nursing practice
  • Experience in Key Performance Indicators and an unambiguous understanding of clinical governance and accountability
  • Ability to manage a team to achieve high performance

About Us

Heritage Care is a leading residential aged care provider with 11 aged care home and with over a thousand beds across Victoria and New South Wales. Founded in 2002, Heritage Care is an Australian independently owned provider of quality residential aged care.

Heritage Care offers an engaging lifestyle and consciously nurtured community for residents in aged care. Our residents receive attentive, tailored care backed by highly skilled and caring staff. We have over 20 years' experience in cultivating communities that brighten our residents' lives and help them maintain an active and enriching life. We take a people centred approach to care which means our residents benefit from clinical care, participation in stimulating activities and nourished with wholesome and culturally accepted meals that are individualised to their needs and tastes.
We also preserve their autonomy by involving them in daily-decision making, and offer complete transparency for families and loved ones.

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume via the APPLY NOW Link.

Applications close Sunday, 28 April 2024 at 5pm. Due to high volume of candidates, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Additional Information

Location – Twin Parks- 33/47 Blake St, Reservoir VIC 3073

Job Type – Casual

Job Position – Nurses

Salary – 37.3 – 49.99

Position Close Date – 28/04/2024

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