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Registered Nurse - Orange

Employer: Lives Lived Well
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Nursing, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 20 January, 2019. (Expired)

Do you believe in possibilities?

We do, come and help us turn hope into reality for our clients!

  • Full Time contract role
  • Contract until 30 April 2019
  • Orange based residential service
  • Salary Packaging options available to increase your take home pay.
  • Varied role working closely with the community

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced Registered Nurse to join our Residential Service in Orange.

About us

At Lives Lived Well we are passionate about the possibilities - for our clients and our workforce. We are a leading, not-for-profit organisation with over 36 locations in Queensland and New South Wales. We deliver innovative and accessible services aimed at influencing behaviour, reducing harm, aiding recovery and bringing about positive change in people's lives.

The opportunity

We are looking for a passionate Registered Nurse to join on a full-time contract until 30 April 2019. This position is based in Orange and will report to the Team Leader. It will facilitate the effective detoxification and care of people who present for treatment at the Withdrawal Unit.

  • Conduct nursing assessment and admission of clients to the unit
  • Facilitate detoxification and care of clients
  • Provide routine nursing care to all clients
  • Supervise and manage urine collection and testing from clients
  • Ensure correct administration, recording and storage of all medications/incident/med forms

What you will bring to the role

  • Tertiary qualification in Nursing.
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated competence in client centred nursing care, including experience clients with problematic alcohol and substance use and/or mental health issues.
  • Demonstrated triage skills in clinical assessment, decision making and providing nursing interventions
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence (Desirable)
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.