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Position: Registered Nurse

Position Location

Cascade Street, Katoomba

Type of employment

Full Time

Hours per week

38

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position

No

Minimum Qualifications

Essential Criteria

• Registered Nurse (NSW) with current unencumbered AHPRA Registration

• Demonstrated experience in a busy health environment dealing with patients experiencing a range of health challenges

• Proven ability to manage competing demands and complex clinical cases

• Able to work independently as well as be part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team

• Able to demonstrate creativity and initiative in relation to patient care

 • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills

• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of, respect for and compliance with culturally appropriate ways of working with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities

• A high standard of report writing including data entry in a range of health systems

• Drivers’ License


Desirable Criteria

• Aboriginality

About The Position

Key Duties

The primary duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Provision of high quality nursing assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation using best practice principles as part of a collaborative partnership with clients, families carers and other key stakeholders

• Work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team utilising professional skills and ability to contribute to client centred care to meet the clients individual health care needs, with the aim of maintaining and/or improving their health

• Work with the Aboriginal community and with the broader community where required

• Liaise with Aboriginal clients and other staff and assist with follow up of client treatments

• Monitor local Aboriginal health problems and needs, advising the Team Leader Clinic and/or professional staff

• Assist General Practitioners as required

• Provide nursing assessment, care coordination, evidence based best practice clinical intervention, monitoring, maintenance and education to clients and their carers/families with the focus on the Aboriginal community

• Provide emotional support and comfort to clients and to advocate for and facilitate the involvement of the client and their carers/families in planning and evaluating care

• Utilise skills, critical thinking and reflective practice to enhance decision making through reporting changes in the health and functional status of clients, including contributing to case discussions and case reviews

 • Utilise problem solving approach to clients centred care that includes the development of comprehensive care plans and the provision of case planning

• Communicate effectively with clients to provide an understanding of service delivery processes and clinical interventions, to ensure client’s needs are identified and met

• This position has responsibility for managing and monitoring cold chain within the clinic in accordance with RACGP Standard 5.3.2.B

Closing Date

Position Enquiries

Contact Veenita Rao on or email hr@wachs.net.au




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