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We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse with leadership experience in Aged Care, to join the team at our Kubirri, Aged Care Centre, in the role of the Clinical Coordinator.
This role is available on a permanent full-time basis.
ABOUT THE CENTRE
Located in the beautiful town of Mossman, Kubirri Aged Care Centre has 42 rooms that provide the best of both worlds. The Centre has a tranquil backdrop of the Mossman River, views of open farmlands and yet is only a couple of minutes away from the Mossman town centre, hospital and local attractions.
In consultation with the community, industry experts and peers, Kubirri is designed for aged care in the tropics. Our home offers a warm, inviting community atmosphere. The aim is to make residents feel at home, have more privacy and stay connected. The Centre also leads the way with a sustainable design to minimise our environmental footprint.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As the Clinical Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of safe, effective and individualised care to residents and their families (including managing staff and physical resources) and assisting residents to lead an active and meaningful life as independently as possible in keeping with the organisation's Mission, Vision and Values.
You will work with and assist the Care Manager to plan, coordinate and evaluate the clinical care in the centre to maintain full accreditation and achieve best practice. The main responsibilities of the role are, but not limited to:
To provide clinical leadership in the coordination of nursing and care services
To promote and support a person centered culture and values - respect and treat all people as unique individuals with needs, preferences and a past history
AN-ACC and funding knowledge ensuring that sufficient evidence is maintained for validation of all claims
To maintain accountability and responsibility for the clinical management of health and care outcomes of the residents in the Centre
To ensure that skills and knowledge appropriate to delegate the task/authority has been considered when delegating health and care responsibilities to other professionals
To exercise critical thinking within an evidenced based framework to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services which promote optimal health outcomes for the residents
To deputise in the Care Manager's absence
To be successful in this role you will have:
An understanding of, and empathy with, the Christian faith, values and ethos of The Salvation Army • Registered Nurse – Current unrestricted registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Minimum four years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (preferably in in Aged Care)
Demonstrated knowledge in the care needs of the older person
Understanding of and commitment to continuous quality improvement
An understanding of and demonstrated experience with Aged Care Quality Standards and relevant Aged Care legislation
Demonstrated excellent organisational and time management skills
High level verbal and written communication skills
You must be a self-starter and able to work autonomously
Strong IT skills and experience in aged care clinical management using iCare.
Ask us about available incentives, including retention and remote location bonuses of up to $12,000 for new Registered Nurses joining The Salvation Army Aged Care before 1st May 2023.
We would love to hear from you – call Rad 0438 643 651
Registered Nurses at the Salvation Army Aged Care enjoy:
Above Award wages + 10.5% super + allowances & shift penalties
Access to generous Not For Profit salary packaging and remote area housing benefits of up to $31,800 per year (eligibility criteria apply)
Access to relocation benefits through salary packaging options
Access to meal and entertainment benefits of up to $2,650 through salary packaging
Comprehensive new graduate program with flexible entry times
Up to six weeks annual leave for RNs - when working flexible AMs and/or PMs, and/or nights and/or weekends
No rotating rosters with Salvos, we will support you to achieve work-life balance
Cost effective holiday accommodation at Salvation Army Holiday Houses
Paid parental leave
Salvos Wellness app and program, including access to Fitness Passport
Salvos Rewards - Access to exclusive financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
Novated car leasing
Learning and development to support you in your role
Scholarships via Eva Burrows College
Supported study options
Employee assistance program – free and confidential counselling service
Career progression opportunities into management, quality etc.
Transfer opportunities – we are in every major city in Australia
Making an impact – socially and environmentally – with one of the most loved charities in Australia
To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.
Please note: a current Influenza vaccination and evidence of the COVID-19 vaccination are a requirement of employment at The Salvation Army Aged Care.
Applications will be reviewed on receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled.
Job offers will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers
The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.
We are committed to providing a safe environment for our people. Please note that The Salvation Army has a mandatory vaccination procedure.
We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration
Employee assistance program, Parental leave