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Assistant in Nursing- Caulfield Pool

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart time
Positions20 Positions
Job no: 67842
Category: Nurse, Clinical
  • Permanent Part-Time Opportunity
  • Based at Caulfield Hospital
  • Great Staff Benefits!

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)
  • Part-Time hours (varied)
  • Classification - Health Care Worker Grade 1 (IN37)
  • Caulfield Hospital location
  • Excellent Staff Benefits!

The Department

Caulfield and Sandringham Nurse Pool supports a wide range of services for both campuses. The Nurse Pool provides the supplementary workforce promoting effective seamless care from acute care back to the community. Our staff covers emergency, acute ward, geriatric ward, geriatric psychiatric, rehabilitation, and community care within the Caulfield and Sandringham campuses.

The Role
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 must work under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse at all times, within their level of education and assessed competencies and 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 outlined 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

Skills and Qualifications Required 

  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute) or willingness to undertake additional units if required
  • Previous experience working in a healthcare setting desirable but not essential
  • 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

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Staff car parking (subject to availability) 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Joseph Chu (Nursing and Staffing Allocation Manager) at [email protected] 

Applications close at 11pm on Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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 accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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