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Reference Number 91241
Position Title Assistant in Nursing - Wyong Sub Acute Geriatric Rehabilitation Ward
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity Central Coast Local Health District
Geographical Location Kanwal
Advertised Award/Classification AIN
Salary $19.65 - $21.56
Hours per Week negotiable
Number of FTE 1.30
Purpose of Position

This position of Assistant in Nursing will work within a dedicated multi-disciplinary team environment in Wyong Sub-Acute Geriatric Rehabilitation Ward.

The Assistant in Nursing is an integral part of the nursing team.

Working under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse the Assistant in Nursing will assist in the provision of nursing care to elderly patients requiring slow stream rehabilitation and restorative care following an acute episode in hospital.

This position involves:

 

  • Provision of support to the nursing team in the delivery of nursing care in a sub-acute care environment as directed by the Registered Nurse.
  • Provide direct care activities to patients in accordance with the nursing care plan and under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Assist Registered and Enrolled Nurses with patient care interventions as directed.
  • Contribute to collecting accurate health care information and maintaining accurate health care documentation as required.Communicate effectively with patients and other health care team members in accordance with appropriate protocols
 

 


Are you an AIN with aged care experience looking for a positive change?


We are excited to be able to invite applications from suitable AINs to join our new innovative 28 bed Sub Acute Geriatric Rehabilitation ward at Wyong Hospital.


Lead by a Geriatrician and dedicated medical staff, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new, dynamic team in a brand new environment providing multidisciplinary slow stream rehabilitation and restorative care to elderly residents following an acute episode in hospital. This ward will be integral to the provision of specialist geriatric care and improved outcomes across the care continuum for elderly patients on the Central Coast.


Whether you have recent experience or are returning to the workforce after a break, we can offer you challenging and rewarding work in a fully supported clinical environment with excellent nurse/patient ratios, flexible working hours and strong cultural values.


You will be given a thorough and individually tailored orientation and induction period to the new ward with ongoing clinical and educational support as required.


We are looking for team members who enjoy and value the elderly and demonstrate this in their behaviour and attitude. In a continuous learning environment you will have many professional opportunities and gain skills across a wide range of areas. 


Be recognised and appreciated for your unique skills as an aged care nurse!


 


Please don't hesitate to contact us to discuss all aspects of the role in this new and exciting environment.

Selection Criteria Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30208) or Certificate III Health Services (Acute Care – HLT32507) or equivalent

Experience and/or keen interest in working for the elderly including patients with dementia and/or challenging behaviours

Effective written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and an understanding of a team nursing model of care

Knowledge of dementia management

Understanding of the professional, ethical and legal requirements of an Assistant in Nursing
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kids.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/new-working-with-children-check
Contact Person Willem Holleman
Contact Number 0434323169
Closing Date 01/08/2012
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view