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Assistant in Nursing

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions25 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 3 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 43993
  • Category: Nurse, Clinical

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

 

  • Assistant in Nursing (AIN)
  • Classification - Health Care Working Grade 1 (PW11)
  • Caulfield Hospital location
  • Multiple positions available
  • Excellent Staff Benefits

 

Position Summary
The role of the AIN is to provide support to the nursing team in the delivery of safe and quality patient-centred care. The AIN is required to work under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse at all times, within their level of education and assessed competencies and also under clearly defined role parameters. The main objectives of this role are:

  • To participate in delegated care delivery relating to patient activities of daily living, ensuring that the personal needs and comfort of patients is maintained
  • To assist in providing a safe patient environment and additional supervision ensuring patient safety is maintained
  • To enhance patient recovery by assisting with patient bed positioning, transfers, ambulation and other care activities as outlines in the AIN specific duty list within the care environment
  • Within the confines of the AIN role, to provide general support to the Wards/Units, ensuring effective and efficient care delivery

 

Key Skills Required

  • A commitment to Alfred Health values: Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration and Knowledge
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • A willingness to contribute to quality patient care
  • Good interpersonal skills, including an ability to communicate effectively with other staff, patients and families
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and complete tasks and activities as delegated by the supervising registered nurse within the required timeframe
  • Be aware of limitations in knowledge and seek support from the supervising registered nurse wherever required
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Commitment to a professional work ethic
  • Basic computer skills

 

Benefits

  • Access to salary packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Access to exceptional Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance

 

Contact: For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Joseph Chu (Nursing and Staffing Allocation Manager) at w.chu@alfred.org.au

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closed 3 days ago - 24 Jan 2022