Nursing & Midwifery,Aged Care
brisbane, qld
Brisbane, QLD
2024/02/12
Published 12 February 2024


Job Title: Permanent Registered Nurse (RN) – Aged Care Facility

Start Date: ASAP

Length: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane, Queensland

Salary: $38 – $43 per hour (negotiable DOE)

Company Overview: Join a reputable 120-bed facility located in the heart of Brisbane’s south at Eight Mile Plains. The facility boasts four two-story wings, each floor comprising a ‘house,’ providing a comfortable and homely environment to residents. Conveniently situated just a three-minute drive from local shops, less than ten minutes to Westfield Garden City, and with easy access to motorway links, the organization offer a convenient and accessible location for both staff and residents alike. Their commitment is to provide exceptional care and support to their elderly residents, ensuring their well-being and comfort at all times.

Position Overview: The organisation is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse to join their team on a permanent, full-time basis. As a Registered Nurse at the Aged Care Facility, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive medical care, monitoring residents’ health conditions, administering medications, and coordinating care plans to ensure the well-being and comfort of our elderly residents. This is a rewarding opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of residents and contribute to their quality of life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality medical care and support to elderly residents in accordance with their individual care plans and needs.
  • Monitor residents’ health conditions, assess changes in health status, and respond promptly to any concerns or emergencies.
  • Administer medications accurately and ensure compliance with medication protocols and procedures.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams, including healthcare professionals, caregivers, and family members, to coordinate and deliver comprehensive care services.
  • Document and maintain accurate medical records and reports in accordance with regulatory standards and facility policies.
  • Provide emotional support and companionship to residents, promoting their dignity, independence, and quality of life.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse qualification with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Previous experience in aged care nursing is highly desirable.
  • Current Police Check
  • Excellent clinical assessment and decision-making skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with residents, families, and colleagues.
  • Compassionate and empathetic attitude towards elderly residents and their families.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary range, ranging from $38 – $43 p/h based on experience and qualifications.
  • Permanent, full-time position offering stability and job security.
  • Convenient location with easy access to local amenities and transportation links.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

If you are a compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of elderly residents, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume to dara.herlihy@cmr.com.au or click apply now!

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