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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24344
Position Title Enrolled Nurse-Medication Endorsed
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location Golf Links Road - Carinya Residential Care Unit
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About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/


Position Summary
Carinya Residential Aged Care facility currently has opportunities for Endorsed Nurses on a permanent fulltime or part time basis who can deliver person centered care to those who are over 65 years of age and require the management in the psychogeriatric environment. You will have the opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic multidisciplinary team based at Golf links rd Frankston. You will need to demonstrate your clinical expertise and suitability to the position.

Key Responsibilities
•Assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document comprehensive nursing care within the area in accordance with evidence based best practice standards and Peninsula Health Values.
• Ensure the safety of the public, patients and staff in relation to the provision of a safe environment from both OH&S and Infection Control Perspectives.
• Complete all mandatory training as per hospital policy and participate in organized training and development activities.


Essential Criteria
• Enrolled Nurse with current AHPRA registration.
• Demonstrated commitment to delivering high quality outcomes for care recipients and consumers.
• Working knowledge and understanding of the Aged Care Act, the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014; The National Standards for Mental Health Workforce 2002; The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards including EQuIP4; The Nurses Act 1993.
• Able to identify continuous improvement opportunities for improved care recipient outcomes.
• Demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development.
• Demonstrated clinical knowledge and skills commensurate with experience in Aged Care including those with Dementia and /or a psychiatric diagnosis
• Medication endorsement
• Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
• Able to use basic computer software applications.
• Prepares written documentation using clear, concise and grammatically correct language.
• Communicates well with and relates to care recipients / consumers from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.
• Takes responsibility for own actions and is proactive and self-starting.
• Professional, welcoming and courteous at all times
Desirable

Benefits
• Supportive and dynamic team environment, salary packaging benefits, career development
• Rainbow Tick accredited organization

How to apply
To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below.

Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.


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Selection Criteria Essential: Enrolled Nurse with current AHPRA Registration. Working knowledge and understanding of the Aged Care Act, the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014; The national standards for the mental Health Workforce 2002.
Contact Person Belinda Seedsman
Contact Number 0397848718
Alternate Contact Person Sue McNamara
Alternate Contact Number 0397848602
Closing Date 28/09/2018
Position Description Enrolled Nurse with Inherent Requirements.pdf