Enrolled Nurse – Aged Care

Enrolled Nurse – Aged Care

Works closely with the Team Leader and Clinical Care Coordinator to provide resident focused care. Reports any adverse incidents, risks and/or a change in a resident’s medical condition. Enrolled nurses work collaboratively with residents, their general medical practitioner and family to ensure individualised care is of a highest standard.

Personal qualities:

  • Resident focused
  • Team player
  • Positive role model
  • Proficient time management abilities
  • Effective communication skills
  • Personal behaviours demonstrate Mercy Health values

Key responsibilities:

  • Participates in planning the care required for a shift in consultation with the Team Leader
  • Delivers care as per allocation and treatment sheets
  • Provides a daily report to the Team Leader
  • Fosters an inclusive environment empowering residents and staff to meet their potential
  • Supports the Team Leader to manage the shift effectively and efficiently
  • Updates care plans
  • Assists with residents as required
  • Participates in the provision of resident activities
  • Attends to relevant resident ACFIs
  • Completes OH&S activities and audits
  • Undertakes continuous improvement
  • Participates in staff meetings
  • Promotes a positive culture and workplace

Must haves:

  • Enrolled Nurse Registration – AHRPA
  • A minimum of two years’ clinical experience
  • Computer literacy
  • Current valid Police Record Check (specific to Aged Care)

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