Registered Nurse

  • Support and comply with the Mission & Values, Philosophy of Care, Objectives and Policies of St Andrews Village.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of National Accreditation Standards.
  • Understand the ACFI, ensure compliance and be able to explain to others.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of relevant legislation by working within this legislative framework e.g. Aged Care Act, OH&S Act. •
  • Demonstrate and apply up to date knowledge of the ageing process and relevant Diseases.
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet resident needs by:
    • Being prompt and responsive to resident needs and role model behaviour to other members of the team.
    • Being responsive to residents’ care through tailoring care to individual needs.
    • Systematically planning, implementing and evaluating care modify as required.
    • Ensuring the dignity, privacy and confidentiality of each resident is respected at all times, in consultation with the resident or their representative.
    • Promoting positive and harmonious relationships between residents, relatives and staff through the demonstration of excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Identify opportunities to improve service by use of continuous improvement logs.
  • Oversee documentation to ensure accurate assessmentand rebate by ensuring:
    • Staff keep accurate and up to date records.
    • Documentation meets or exceeds ACFI Guidelines and Accreditation Standards.
  • Oversee the administration of day to day tasks as this relates to the provision of care.
  • Monitor and oversee medication management, to ensure resident’s medication is managed safely and correctly.
  • Deploying staff appropriately, and as required for effective use of resources. •
  • Demonstrate the application of excellent clinical skills in areas such as:
    • Care planning,
    • Continence management,
    • Dementia/behaviour management,
    • Infection control.
  • Demonstrate and ensure best practice at all times by all staff by ensuring that clinical skills are regularly updated and research based.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication processes e.g. resident and team meetings.
  • Comply with OH&S and village policies and with all accreditation standards.
  • Ability to work unsupervised. •
  • To contribute as an active Care team member, undertaking other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Ability to work over a 7 day roster.
  • To at all times seek to give excellent customer service.
  • To comply with confidentiality and policies.