Registered Nurse

Job No: 140643
Location: Bingara

  • Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a new opportunity to make a real difference?
  • Deliver direct and comprehensive nursing care to residents and their families!
  • Attractive hourly rate of $46.47 + salary packaging and relocation support!

About the Organisation

At Touriandi Lodge, our mission is to recognise and meet the expanding needs of elderly care in our community. We aim to be flexible and responsive to each person, preserving independence for our residents. 

Staff work together to achieve the homelike environment that we strive to maintain for residents and visitors alike. Each resident has an individualized activity program to ensure their recreational and leisure needs are met in line with presenting needs. We have a fantastic team of dedicated staff, including a Physiotherapist to help provide specialised care to each person. 

About the Opportunity

Touriandi Lodge now has a rewarding opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join their Bingara team on a full-time basis.

In this varied and interesting role, you will deliver direct and comprehensive nursing care to residents and their families, applying knowledge in all aspects of care. We take pride in ensuring we are always adequately staffed to meet the needs of our residents, meaning you will have the opportunity to provide in-depth and quality care without feeling rushed. 

You will also apply clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality resident outcomes. This includes supervising, coordinating, and delegating resident care needs to care staff.

Core duties:

  • Ensure assigned resident care is performed in accordance with contemporary care standards and Touriandi Lodge philosophy, policies, and procedures
  • Undertake effective management of the care setting including coordinating and allocating workloads according to resident’s needs and staff skills
  • Develop and promote policies and procedures of Touriandi Lodge
  • Record accurate documentation relating to the care of residents and support the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) to ensure ongoing validation
  • Assist the Manager to ensure cost-effective service delivery through effective use and control of organisational resources
  • Actively participate in quality activities aimed at the continuous improvement of service

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About You 

To be successful in this role, you will hold current registration with AHPRA, or be eligible to register as an RN

Previous experience in aged care will help you hit the ground running in this role. Previous experience is not required, however, as long as you have an interest in the field and a passion for helping to improve the lives of our residents and our community. We will provide comprehensive training to ensure you thrive in your new role. 

You will use your high-level communication skills to build rapport with a range of people including older people, staff, volunteers, and visitors. Good written communication skills including experience in preparing routine documentation related to care notes, analytical, and critical thinking skills will also help you succeed in this role. 

An empathetic and adaptable nature is essential. We care for 28 residents from all walks of life and ranging from low to high care needs, and you will have the opportunity to get to know each of them, responding to their needs with understanding. 

Touriandi Lodge uses the clinical software ICare, and previous experience with this or other clinical software will be highly regarded. 

Importantly, you will have reflective thinking skills in decision making and problem-solving. You will have a strong desire for continuous learning and development, and the aspiration to grow within a passionate organisation that values its people. 

Please note: You are required to have an automatic driver's licence for this role. You are also required to be vaccinated against the flu and have your first COVID19 vaccination before the 17th of September.  

About the Benefits

This role presents the opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution to the wellbeing of our residents.

In return for your hard work and contribution to Touriandi Lodge, you'll receive an attractive hourly rate of $46.47. You will also benefit from salary packaging to significantly increase your take-home pay. 

If you are considering a move to this wonderful part of the world, we will support you in finding a home to make your move as seamless as possible. If you are moving with a partner or family, we can also help find career opportunities, school placements, and any other support you may require. 

You will have access to ongoing professional development opportunities, with high-level support from your Team Leader and colleagues. As you learn and grow, there will also be significant opportunities to advance your career within our organisation!

About Bingara

Bingara, known as the “Gem on the Gwydir”, is a great place to visit and an even better place to live. Not only is Bingara blessed with natural beauty, it’s also full of wonderful people. Surrounded by hills, the town rests in a natural amphitheatre. The spectacular Gwydir River, the lifeblood of the town, pulses through Bingara’s heart.

Like the gem that it is, Bingara is multifaceted. On one side, it offers peace and tranquillity, but on another, it boasts an energetic and professional community.  There’s always something happening in Bingara and at times it can be difficult to keep up.

Experience immense job satisfaction in this role as you contribute to the health and wellbeing of our residents - Apply Now!

 

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