Registered Nurse

Job Category: Registered Nurse
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Melbourne
We are seeking an experienced and compassionate Registered Nurse to join our company. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality healthcare services to individuals with disabilities, ensuring their physical and mental well-being. This position requires a commitment to providing person-centered care and collaborating with other healthcare professionals within the NDIS framework.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough health assessments for NDIS participants, considering their unique medical, psychological, and social needs.
  • Collaborate with NDIS Support Coordinators to develop comprehensive care plans.
  • Work closely with support coordinators and other healthcare providers to ensure the seamless integration of medical care into participants’ overall support plans.
  • Administer medications, treatments, and therapies as prescribed, and monitor participant responses.
  • Advocate for the health and well-being of NDIS participants within the organization and with external healthcare stakeholders.
  • Provide education and support to participants and their support networks regarding health management.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including support workers, therapists, and psychologists, to address the holistic needs of NDIS participants.
  • Participate in case conferences and team meetings to discuss and plan comprehensive care strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records, including progress notes, care plans, and incident reports.
  • Ensure compliance with NDIS documentation requirements and reporting standards.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
  • Current and valid nursing license in the state/region of practice.
  • Proven experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably in a healthcare setting serving individuals with disabilities.
  • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Familiarity with the NDIS framework and disability support principles.
  • Compassion and empathy for individuals with disabilities.
  • Cultural competence and an understanding of diversity in healthcare.
  • Ability to adapt to the unique needs and preferences of NDIS participants.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certifications.
  • Any other relevant certifications as required by local regulations.
  • Satisfactory National Police Check.

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