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Rural Workforce Agency Victoria Registered Nurse Part Time in Apollo Bay VIC

Rural Workforce Agency Victoria

Branch Apollo Bay VIC AU

Position:
Registered Nurse
Location:
Apollo Bay VIC

Swim in the waters of the southern ocean, wander the coast, experience a beach sunset on horseback, explore petrified rainforests full of waterfalls or sit back…

Position Description:

  • Multiple positions available
  • Grade 2
  • Work across acute care, urgent care, aged care and community health
  • Be involved in various projects
  • Up to $25,000 relocation and retention subsidy (eligibility criteria applies)

Role:

Reporting to the Nursing Unit Manager, you will work in a full-time or part-time capacity to provide and ensure the provision of safe, quality and client-centred care within a multi-purpose service.

Providing mentoring and support to Enrolled Nurses and Personal Care Assistants, you will promote collaboration to provide a cohesive team-care approach.

Strong general nursing experience will see you enjoy the diversity of care available.

Stakeholder engagement skills will provide you opportunities to liaise with other health services in the region to develop information sharing and collaboration.

Be involved with innovative quality improvement projects including dementia-friendly aged care, infrastructure upgrades and community drug and alcohol programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical care to acute patients and flexible high and low level care residents
  • Assist aged care nurses with flexible high and low level care residents
  • Triage clients presenting at the Emergency care unit
  • Assist Medical Officer on call if required
  • Act as a professional role model for all other nursing staff and personal care assistants

Essential Criteria:

  • AHPRA Registered Nurse (Div. 1) General Registration
  • Demonstrable experience in general medicine, surgery and aged care
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in emergency medicine
  • Knowledge of National Standards and Aged Care Standards
  • Ability to work effectively within a team

The package:

  • Grade 2 Award rate commensurate with experience
  • Shared accommodation for up to 3 months
  • Up to $25,000 relocation and retention subsidy (eligibility criteria applies)

Practice Details: Located in the harbour town of Apollo Bay, Otway Health is a block-funded, small, multi-purpose service which provides a wide range of clinical and community services to the local and greater communities. With a residential population of 3,500 which swells to approximately 20,000 during the summer months, the flexibility of care provided by the service is well-suited.

This multi-purpose service provides community and allied services, primary care, HACC, adult education, neighbourhood house, a child care centre, flexible aged care residential places a small acute care unit, and an emergency unit for urgent care.

Located in the foothills of the Otways, Apollo Bay offers a mix of activities and lifestyles to accommodate almost everyone’s needs. Swim in the waters of the southern ocean, wander the coast, experience a beach sunset on horseback, explore petrified rainforests full of waterfalls or sit back and enjoy the beautiful seafood at one of the many cafes and restaurants.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Apollo Bay, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24
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