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Aged Care Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane

  • Department/Team: Jimbelunga Aged Care
  • Location: Eagleby
  • Salary Range: As per Jimbelunga Nursing Enterprise Agreement
  • Employment Status: Casual
  • Reports To: Registered Nurse
  • Direct Reports: nil

About Us

ATSICHS Brisbane is a not-for-profit community owned health and human services organisation delivering on the unique health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in greater Brisbane and Logan. We are the largest, most comprehensive Aboriginal Medical Health Service in Queensland.

Our services include medical and dental clinics, mums and bubs programs, an aged care facility, family and child safety services, foster and kinship care, social and emotional wellbeing services, kindergarten programs and a youth service.

“Our vision for the future is that we are world leaders in Indigenous health and social support services provided in an urban setting.”

See more at our website - http://atsichsbrisbane.org.au

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's leading Aboriginal Medical Services;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service;
  • Access to medical and dental services

About the Role            

The Endorsed Enrolled Nurse (EEN) provides high level care to Jimbelunga residents as directed by the Registered Nurse and Manager.

The EEN will also observe and report changes in resident status, assist with Nursing Care, medication administration, monitor and document residents care needs and, implement and evaluate residents care plans as directed by RN/Manager.

Furthermore the EEN will be responsible for monitoring personal care given by AIN's, in accordance with ATSICHS Board of Management objectives, within legislative and regulatory requirements.

About you

Essential

  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and their cultures and a general understanding of the issues that are affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in contemporary Australian society.
  • Highly developed observational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Sound understanding of the AACQA standards and also the requirements of ACFI.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimal supervision within a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of Aged Care Services.
  • Effective organisational and time management skills which include prioritising workloads.
  • Sound clinical skills with a demonstrated commitment to maintaining best practice, relevant and current nursing skills
  • Strong conflict and resolution skills
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA)
  • Must have "National Criminal History Record Check" or "National Police Certificate" prior to commencing.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People are strongly encouraged to apply.

For information information contact People and Culture on 07 3240 8900.

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