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Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses

  • East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 3002
  • Various Locations, VIC, Australia
  • Casual
  • Full time
  • Part time
About the role 
 
We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced aged care Nurses to join our talent pool, to work at our sites in Metro Melbourne and in Geelong area.   We have opportunities for EN's and RN's to join our team and your focus will be to:
  • Maintain awareness of the holistic needs of residents and an understanding of the ageing process including supporting resident independence; individual choice and decision making; privacy; emotional support and medical needs
  • Deliver consistently high standards of nursing care to meet individual residents’ needs, the agreed care plan, professional standards and VMCH policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to planning appropriate care for residents, using a range of skills and data gathering techniques including observation, interview, physical examination and measurement
  • Develop, monitor and maintain a plan of care in collaboration with the other RN’s, health care team and significant others, or as directed by the Registered Nurse in charge or Residential Services Manager
  • Be responsive, prompt and courteous when interacting with residents, families and colleagues and responding to the needs of residents and their families
Skills & experience
  • Registered Nurse or Enrolled nurse with current AHPRA registration.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience at an aged care facility. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Commonwealth, State and/or Territory legislation, statutory requirements and common law pertaining to nursing practice
  • An understanding of and ability to ensure compliance with residential Aged Care Standards, ACFI requirements, Occupational Health and Safety, food safety and other professional legislative requirements
  • Well-developed prioritisation and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate awareness of risks associated with providing care in aged care and ability to implement documented requirements and preferences of residents
  • Proficiency utilising information technology, with well-developed computer skills including MS Office
Benefits
As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing personal and professional development, career pathways opportunities, a positive and supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits. 
 
About us 
VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria. 
 
If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you!
 
 
 
 
To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, an Australian Criminal History Check, Evidence of Flu Vaccination within last 12 months and a NDIS Worker Screening Check. You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.
 
We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

 

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