About the Role
Corryong Health are looking for passionate Registered 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 Director of Clinical Services & Nursing Sharon Edmonson via email [email protected]
The Registered Nurse (RN) will have a patient/ resident allocation per shift and be responsible for knowing that the care provided follows policies and procedures, is safe, documented appropriately, shared with the team and reported on to the following shift/ team.
Responsible for Team leadership, 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 Registered Nurse is directly responsible either to the Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) or the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) for the efficient and effective delivery of direct client care services for patients and residents and the After Hours Nurse Unit Manager (AHNM) when applicable
The model of team nursing within Corryong Health is based on the Active Service Model and Ageing in Place
Plan and evaluate nursing care in consultation with the multidisciplinary health care team and patients/ residents/ clients using effective interpersonal communication and the values of Corryong Health
Provide high level communication skills that include: interpersonal, verbal, written, computer and ability to work cohesively as an active member of the multidisciplinary team
The Model of Team STEPPS relating to communication and resolution of conflict will be observed and worked towards on every shift
Carry out nursing practice in accordance with Legislation, Common Law and Code of Ethics and Conduct; and take action to rectify unsafe nursing practice and/or unprofessional conduct
Provide direct and indirect supervision to Enrolled Nurse and Personal Care Workers with regards to safe medication management and best practice
A Registered Nurse cannot prescribe or supply medications to the community, inpatients or residents
Can order medications, administer and dispose of all medications except S8 medications which have to be disposed of by a pharmacist at AWH or a community pharmacist
Can administer medication via all routes
Must adhere to all legislation, Acts, protocols and policies relating to medication management
Demonstrated commitment to professional development, including Performance and Development process and clinical supervision; undertaking annual mandatory training as provided by CQ Nurse; and providing or facilitating appropriate training and ongoing support to students
About the Agency
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.