Community Aged Care Registered Nurse - Perth, WA

Location: Australia
Discipline: Nursing
Salary: $65000 to $80000
Contact name: Ryan Valentine

Contact email: ryan.valentine@curamoir-hr.com.au
Job ref: 23140
Published: 25 days ago
Make a difference to the lives of Elderly Indigenous Australians, providing in home care as part of a newly launched transitional care program 

On offer
  • $65-80k  - negotiable for the right candidate
  • Salary packaging
  • Community role covering Southern Suburbs, with office/clinic in Kwinana
  • Company vehicle for work use 
  • Multi-disciplinary team with great Clinical support.  Work alongside Support Workers, Nurses, OT, Physio, GP, NP 


The role

  • Provide culturally appropriate care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders returning home from hospital as part of a 12 week transitional care program.
  • Work alongside Support Workers to deliver in home care including:
    • Pain management and assessment
    • Care for and manage various tubes (e.g., enteral feeding, nasogastric, tracheostomy).
    • Catheter and stoma care.
    • Manage complex wound cases as necessary.
    • Administer enemas or suppositories when needed.
    • Perform airway suctioning and tracheostomy care.
    • Supervise and administer oxygen therapy as required.
    • Manage medication appropriately.
    • Provide nursing services tailored to recipients' needs, including dementia support.
    • Take preventive measures to reduce falls among recipients.
    • Facilitate access to specialist nursing services on call, if necessary.
    • Facilitate the delivery of low-intensity therapies such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, speech pathology, counseling, and social work.
    • Aim to maintain and enhance recipients' physical and cognitive capabilities, as well as their independence in daily activities.

Criteria

  • AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • Australian drivers licence 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice and continuous quality improvement.
  • Desirable: Experience in Aged Care / Community settings, and in delivering culturally appropriate care to First Nations people (training on this will be provided). 
To apply, send your CV to ryan.valentine@curamoir-hr.com.au or call 0410 774 900.