Registered Nurse

Part Time

About us

Holmwood Aged Care provide government funded aged care services that include permanent residential accommodation, concessional places, palliative care and respite. Located in picturesque Healesville, our Holmwood Aged Care residents are able to enjoy the best of semi-rural, country style living.

About the role

Our Registered Nurses provide a high standard of clinical care and service delivery to our residents. The Registered Nurse will supervise staff to ensure an effective and efficient functioning care team for a designated shift or unit. They will have responsibility to lead, guide, and manage the Enrolled Nurses and Personal Care Assistants team providing clear direction, allocation of duties, and support.

Our Registered Nurses will also be responsible for (but not limited to):

assist in ensuring staffing requirements for the shift are in line with the agreed budget and master roster.
Coordination and supervision of Enrolled Nurses and Personal Care Assistants in the delivery of direct care of residents.
Develop comprehensive and accurate nursing assessments and care plans for new and existing residents, in consultation with the resident/resident representative, and collaboration with clinical, medical, allied health and lifestyle staff.
Ensure that all medical and or allied health professional directives are carried out as ordered and outcomes are evaluated.
Investigate any changes in the health or condition of residents or any complaints about care and report to Clinical Care Coordinator/Facility Manager.
Provide direct care to residents demonstrating expertise in contemporary clinical practice and acting as a role model for staff.
Ensure accurate completion of all documentation required for ACFI submission is completed in a timely manner in consultation with the ACFI Coordinator.
Ensure that administration of medications are in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements.

What we are looking for

The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

AHPRA registration as a DIV 1 Nurse
Extensive clinical experience within the Aged Care Sector
Proven skills in clinical assessments, care planning to accurately reflect assessed care needs of residents.
Highly developed oral and written communication skills and ability to foster effective relationships
Ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to resident needs and work as a member of a multidisciplinary team and manage staff.
Sound knowledge and understanding of Aged Care Funding System, ACFI documentation requirements, and the Aged Care Standards Accreditation Process.
Computer literacy with Aged Care software and Microsoft Office suite
A commitment to providing a caring and empathetic service to our residents while respecting their privacy, choices and cultural preferences.
If this sounds like you – Apply Now!

Please note, the successful candidate will be require to provide a valid police check.

Candidates must have Australia/New Zealand residency or valid working visa. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.