Assistant In Nursing

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About the role

You will assist with the provision of quality, safe person and family centred care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, your work may also be overseen by an Enrolled Nurse.

Ward 7C operates a seven-day Monday to Friday service, 24 hours a day. 7C provides specialised patient-centred care to older patients through their journey within the Ipswich Hospital.  7C patients receive ongoing care from acute care through to sub-acute and restorative care with a multi-disciplinary focus.

The successful applicant is required to demonstrate current knowledge and experience in working with older patients providing person centred care to individuals with cognitive impairment, maintaining a safe working environment, assisting with personal care, the ability to stay calm in challenging situations.

About you

  • Supports and respects the multidisciplinary team, communicating effectively and demonstrating a commitment to achieve common goals.  
  • Honesty, integrity and respect for all patients, carers and staff.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and manage own time to meet expectations, with an enthusiastic, calm and flexible approach.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively in individual and group situations.  
  • Ability to use clinical information systems relevant to area of practice.
  • Current knowledge and experience in working with older patients.
  • Ability to provide person centred care to individuals with cognitive impairment

How to apply

To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and cover letter (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the key accountabilities of the role.  If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on “Apply for this job” to be taken to our website.

Vaccination Preventable Disease
This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role'. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:

  • have been vaccinated against the VPD's listed in the role description; or
  • you are not susceptible to the VPD's listed in the role description.

You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.

( )About West Moreton

  • 40 Minutes from Brisbane CBD
  • 9,521 kilometres region supporting over 250,000 people
  • One of 16 Hospital and Health Services (HHS) within Queensland Health
  • Fastest growing region in Australia with projected increase of 136% by 2036
  • $490.5 Million budget and 2,934 full time equivalent staff
  • One of the largest employers in the region


14 August 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

This career opportunity is no longer open.
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