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Assistant in Nursing

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypePart time
Positions4 Positions
Published At:15 days ago
Job no: 69834
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.

  • Ongoing
  • Part Time and Full Time positions available (48 - 80 hours per fortnight)
  • Classification IN37 (Grade 1) or IN38 (Grade 2)
  • Located at Caulfield Hospital
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

The Alfred Health Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Centre provides a state-wide rehabilitation service for people with moderate to severe acquired brain injuries including traumatic brain injuries, stroke, hypoxic brain injuries and other causes of non-progressive brain injury. It provides assessment, rehabilitation and care planning for patients with complex needs following an ABI. The service is comprised of a 42-bed inpatient rehabilitation service, a community rehabilitation service and a 4-bed transitional living service

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 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

Experience 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

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

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance 

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Heidi Bulda (ABI Nurse Manager) on 0429 058 431.

Applications close at 11pm AEST, Friday 28th June 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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