Full Time | 12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Moree, NSW $42/Hour plus superannuation We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
The position of Clinical Nurse Co-Ordinator is a hands on role which is responsible for providing clinical leadership, advice, coordination, planning, review and assessment of all aspects of clinical delivery at the facility to ensure that the safety and wellbeing of residents and staff is constantly maintained. The role is critical to ensuring the clinical performance of the facility with a key focus on resident care planning, ACFI maximisation, quality assurance and continuous improvement, maintaining accreditation standards, overseeing the provision of specialised nursing care to residents. About the Organisation Whiddon has been providing exceptional care to older Australians across regional, rural and remote NSW and QLD for more than 70 years. From our philanthropic beginnings, we have grown into a large not-for-profit organisation with more than 2,300 customers and over 2,000 people. We’re an award-winning aged care provider with residential care, community care and retirement villages across New South Wales and Queensland. Whiddon is passionate about enriching lives and keeping older people connected to what matters most to them in life. We invest back into our people, our communities and services, and we partner with academics and universities that are developing the latest thinking, innovation, programs and training around quality of life and ageing. Our strong presence in regional, rural and remote NSW and QLD sets us at the heart of our local communities, both as an employer and aged care provider. We actively promote and maintain a proud sense of community – wherever we are, everyone matters.
To be successful in this role you will be well organised, able to work well in a team and a self-motivated leader. You will have good attention to detail and be able to juggle your work effectively, knowing how to prioritise urgent tasks over less urgent. You will currently be registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency with no reprimands. You will also have a minimum of three years’ experience in Aged Care, preferably in residential and/or community setting. The key responsibilities of the role include: • Commitment to enhancing the quality of life & safety of older persons in our communities while enabling best lives to be lived. • Provide clinical services by following the care plan and clinical procedures, in areas such as but not limited to pain management, palliative care, nutrition and hydration, skin care, continence management, behavioural management, medication management, mobility dexterity, rehabilitation, sensory loss, and sleep. • Manages clinical service outcomes by ensuring services are provided as required by the care plan, allocating or delegating duties to team members, resolving team member and resident problems, coordinating with internal and external health care providers, and reporting issues to senior staff. • Works with the ACFI manager to drive completion of ACFI assessments by the care team. • Ensure adherence to the monthly quality program across clinical, catering, cleaning, laundry and maintenance services within the facility. • Encourage and motivate clinical staff to deliver against objectives by clearly defining roles and responsibilities, monitoring individual performance against objectives, providing timely and constructive feedback and provide ongoing support and guidance to facilitate employee development to ensure success. • Comply with Whiddon’s Work Health and Safety Policies and Procedures at all times. Key Selection Criteria 1. Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of ACFI instrument, ACFI assessment, care planning, and validation procedures. 2. A strong commitment to excellence and continuous quality improvement with a sound working knowledge of quality principles and accreditation. 3. Demonstrated experience in clinical practice and Aged Care. 4. Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and take actions to meet customer needs. 5. Demonstrated effective & clear written and verbal communication skills and computer skills. 6. Demonstrated ability to delegate effectively and to stay informed of progress.
· Attractive hourly rate · A full time 12-month fixed term contract · Moree, NSW
Moree, NSW. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “Whiddon – Clinical Care Coordinator”. Your application should include: • an up-to-date CV of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by midnight 14 July 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu Email: [email protected] Ph: 0408 027 880