About the Role
Corryong Health are looking for passionate Enrolled Nurses to support Urgent Care, Acute & Residential Care services. Casual or part time positions, up to 72 hours per fortnight. For all enquiries please contact the Nurse Unit Manager, Anne-Marie Gielis via email ann[email protected]
The Enrolled Nurse will have a patient/ resident allocation per shift and be responsible for knowing that the care is provided, documented appropriately, shared with the team and reported on to the following shift/ team
Responsible for designated Team leadership under the indirect supervision of the Registered Nurse, work/shift planning and sharing of the work load for the effective management of the workload within the framework of the Australian Nursing Midwifery Council (ANMC) guidelines
The Enrolled Nurse will administer medications under the direct and indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse
The Enrolled Nurse will not organise the medication chart changes or medication rewrites with the General Practitioners without consultation with the NUM or the Registered Nurse in-charge of the shift
The Enrolled Nurse may only administer medications to a patient/ resident who has been assessed as stable by a Registered Nurse
Medication administration can be via approved enteral, intramuscular subcutaneous and topical route unless evidence of additional endorsement for intravenous route has been provided
The Enrolled Nurse can administer S2, S4, S4D and S8 medications
The need for PRN medications will be discussed with the Registered Nurse prior to administration
The Enrolled Nurse can count the S8 and S4D medication in the Drugs of Addiction Administration Books with a Registered Nurse
The Enrolled Nurses will work within the values of the Corryong Health team Adhered to, ensuring patient/ resident allocation
Implement clinical best practice within the framework of the National Safety & Quality Health Service Standards
The Model of Team STEPPS relating to communication and resolution of conflict will be observed and worked towards on every shift
The Enrolled Nurse is directly responsible to the Registered Nursing Staff on any rostered shift, and the Nurse Unit Manager for the efficient and effective delivery of direct care services for patients and residents and the After Hours Nurse Manager when applicable. Issues directly related to Residential Care and Acute Care setting should be reported to the Registered Nurse in Charge of the shift and the Nurse Unit Manager
All reasonable directives during a shift from a Registered Nurse will be followed
About the Company
Corryong Health (CH) is a public sector agency and one of six multi-purpose services in Victoria. CH is funded by Commonwealth and Victorian State Government funding, and provides a broad range of hospital, residential aged care, medical and primary health and community support services. We provide services to the Corryong community and operate a Medical Clinic, Health and Fitness Centre and Retirement Village.
Our values are a core element at Corryong Health. All employees are required to uphold our values and to comply with the behaviours in relation to them. Our values provide guidelines on how employees at Corryong Health must behave.
The Sense of Community
• Our community places trust in us and this must be reciprocated – with respect, compassion and through our inclusive relationships.
Equity and Fairness
• We adapt to meet individuals’ needs and being transparent in our approach.
Growth and Development
• We do our best to learn and promote a learning culture, insuring the highest contemporary standards of service for our clients.
• We provide non-judgmental, confidential, effective and efficient health care.