Clinical Nurse

Clinical Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Clinical Nurse to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Where required, work with the Facility Manager, Clinical Care Coordinator and ACFI Coordinator to provide on call services to the facility;
  • Investigate any changes in the health or condition of residents or any complaints about care and report to Clinical Care Coordinator/Facility Manager;
  • Ensure that all critical incidents are managed in accordance with the facility‚Äôs policy and legislative requirements;
  • Establish positive working relationships and communication with visiting medical officers and visiting allied health professionals;
  • Coordination and supervision of Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Personal Care Assistants in the delivery of direct care of residents;
  • Ensure accurate completion of all documentation required for ACFI submission.

Requirements:

  • Extensive clinical experience within the Aged Care Sector;
  • Minimum 2 years experiance as a Clinical Nurse;
  • AHPRA registration as a DIV 1 Nurse;
  • Proven capability in clinical assessments and care planning to accurately reflect assessed care needs of residents;
  • documentation requirements, and the Aged Care Quality Standards Accreditation Process;
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Aged Care Funding System, including;
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to resident needs and work as a member of a multidisciplinary team and manage staff;
  • A commitment to the principles of Workplace Health & Safety and ensuring a safe environment for residents and staff.