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Enrolled Nurses

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Aspen Aged Healthcare, a subsidiary of the Aspen Medical Group, contracted to provide ACERT and ACCESS on behalf of the Australian Government, is seeking skilled Enrolled Nurses to join our existing team of clinical and non-clinical professionals. The roles are critical to support aged care services at short notice. This is a unique opportunity to work in a rapid response team environment and make a difference. With your help, we can ensure that elderly Australians continues to receive quality care during the COVID19 pandemic.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • applying stipulated infection control measures and strategies diligently
  • maintaining and enhancing the dignity, integrity, rights, and confidentiality of consumers
  • understanding and adhering to the guidelines, principles, policies, and protocols, Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and work practices of the facility or service you are deployed to
  • complying with and maintaining all privacy legislation requirements and relevant confidentiality policies when communicating information pertaining to consumers, team members and the operations of the facility
  • complying with the facilities standards regarding client and resident documentation
  • reporting any unsafe situations or incidents including ‘near misses’ according to the OHS reporting procedures of Aspen Medical and the aged care service at which you are working
  • administering medications by approved routes in accordance with legislative requirements under the direct and indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse
  • managing patients in accordance with approved policies and procedures
  • taking care for your health and safety and that of others in the workplace
  • checking and ensuring that all medical equipment is serviceable prior to use
  • compiling of appropriate nursing care notes, in accordance with facility policy and procedures.
Experience, qualifications and documentation required: 
  • minimum of 2 years post-registration acute nursing experience with demonstrated recency of practice in one or more of the following clinical specialities: medical, surgical, accident and emergency, or high dependency
  • current or recent aged care knowledge and/or work experience including working with people with dementia or with high needs, and/or operating hoists
  • current unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with no conditions, undertakings, or reprimands
  • current Enrolled Nurse Certificate or Certificate IV in Health (Enrolled Nursing)
  • current Basic Life Support (BLS) qualification
  • must have a Board-approved qualification in administration medication course if registered prior to 2008. This is incorporated into Health Training Package for post - 2008 AHPRA registrations. Medication administration does not extend to intravenous, intrathecal, or epidural routes
  • must have completed the Australian Government’s on-line Infection Control Training COVID-19 module and other modules as required by Aspen Medical
  • current Australian Driver’s License with a registered vehicle and minimum third-party car insurance
  • compassionate and committed to providing continuity of care to elderly residents impacted by the COVID19 outbreak
  • strong attention to detail and exceptional organisational skills particularly with infection control
  • can work independently and able to manage conflicting priorities
  • demonstrated the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
Contact Information:
For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Jason Pugh or Te Rina Bycroft on +61 2 6203 9500.
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Closing Date: 
25 September 2020

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