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Registered Nurse

The Salvation Army

START YOUR CAREER WITH THE SALVATION ARMY TODAY!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Our Registered Nurses are clinical supervisors responsible for coordinating the delivery of safe, effective and individualised care to aged care residents and their families (including managing staff and physical resources) and assisting residents to lead an active and meaningful life as independently as possible in keeping with the organisation's Mission, Vision and Values. Please note this is a Casual Position.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Displays knowledge and demonstrates ability to complete relevant documentation in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care needs of residents.
  • Maintains good clinical records and accurate documentation to ensure legal adequacy and the completion of ACFI requirements.
  • Maintains appropriate ordering, management and administration of medications in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Complies with the conditions, amendments and regulations of related acts e.g. Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1996.
  • Liaises with doctors and other health professionals and follows directions for administration of medications and treatments in accordance with legislative guidelines.
    Completes the necessary reports, Care Plans and other documentation required.

ABOUT YOU

  • Registered Nurse - Current unrestricted registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • Minimum two years post-graduate experience
  • An understanding of Aged Care Accreditation
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the care needs of the older person

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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