Registered Nurse - Palliative Care

Morphett Vale, South Australia, au
Company: Silver Chain
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-08-05 19:19:07

Registered Nurse, Palliative Care

  • Based at Keswick
  • Part Time and Full-Time positions available
  • $33.92 - $43.76 per hour (plus the ability to salary package)
  • The opportunity

    We are currently seeking experienced Registered Nurses to join our Palliative Care team. We have future positions coming available between 7.30am and 6pm working across multiple sites with a variety of shift configurations

    Key responsibilities

    If you are looking to utilise your experience in nursing and palliative care, we have the perfect opportunity!

    This rewarding role will provide high quality Palliative Care nursing to our valued clients in their own homes. You will work independently in the community to ensure our clients’ needs are met in the comfort of their own homes. Responsibilities will include managing all aspect of end of life care, for clients with age ranges across the lifespan. Care will include palliative care assessment and symptom management, continuous subcutaneous infusions and management of other subcutaneous medications, wound management including malignant wounds, CVAD management, catheter management and declaration of life extinct. You will act as an advocate for clients and build effective relationships with them, their families, the RDNS team and relevant health professionals. You will join a team of Palliative care nurses, reporting into the Case Coordinator as well as being well supported by the Palliative Care Clinical Practice Consultant.

    About you

  • Current Nursing registration with AHPRA
  • Palliative Care experience and experience completing palliative care assessments
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed communication (written, verbal and listening) and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work autonomously, prioritise workload and work within allocated timeframes
  • Previous community nursing experience is desirable but not essential
  • Benefits

  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,899 tax free
  • Mobile phone for you to be able to perform your role
  • Access to the Silver Chain Wellbeing Program with regular wellbeing activities, internal initiatives and discounted gym memberships and health insurance
  • Ongoing training & development opportunities
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