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Goldfields - Esperance

Vacancy Number: 949

Clinical Nurse

About the Role Full time vacancy for a Clinical Registered Nurse to join a residential aged care facility in Esperance. The Clinical Nurse will be responsible for developing care plans and overseeing two nuses. Responsible for: Quality care of residents; . Occupational Health and Safety; Infection Control; Continence Management; Supervision of Carers / Nurses; Education; Assessments; Evaluations; Documentation; Maintain effecient and effective use of resources; Accept responsibility for own actions; Take appropriate action when another employee’s work standards are seen to be below standard.
Experience & Skills AHPRA registration as Registered Nurse Minimum 5 years postgraduate experience Experience developing care plans. Performs assessments and review clinical care for residents, identifying potential and actual problems . Prepare comprehensive care plans for residents utilising data from assessments, residents, representatives and staff . Anticipate variations in residents’ needs and ensures ongoing assessments. . Ensure compliance of care plans by all staff responsible. . Provide support re compilation and completion of funding instrument documentation (ACFI) . Essential understanding and participation in the Aged Care Accreditation process . Communicate effectively with all care giving personnel, and professionals. . Foster self improvement and education of new and junior staff. . Actively engage in self and peer evaluation. . Promote positive staff morale by example and resolution of personal conflicts.
Practice Type Aged Care
Full Time / Part Time Full time
Map of Goldfields

Goldfields

The Eastern Goldfields is the largest region in Western Australia. It covers almost one third of the State and has a population of about 54,000. More than half of the region’s residents live in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Esperance, on the southern coast, is the second largest centre with a population of around 13,000.

The Kalgoorlie region has been historically significant in the development of Western Australia, as the centre of the gold rush in the 1890s. As well as reminders of those times in the buildings and institutions around the city, there is still a plethora of natural bounty to be enjoyed in its eucalyptus forests, wide sweeping plains and abundance of wildlife. The cultural mix found in the region is also rich, with a melding of Indigenous and European heritages that has created an area of unique character. To the southern edge of the region the pristine beaches provide a stunning backdrop to Australia’s southern ocean, reached through a corridor of National Parks and wide swathes of unspoiled natural beauty.

The primary industries in the cooler southern part of the region are fishing and farming. The warm, dry northern areas are dominated by gold and nickel mining and industry-related services.

About 50 general practitioners work in the region across 22 practices, including Aboriginal Medical Services and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Kalgoorlie is well serviced by specialists.