Eyre Peninsula Old Folks Home

Pioneer Village, operated by the Eyre Peninsula Old Folks Home Inc, is located in picturesque Port Lincoln with a wonderful, relaxed country lifestyle. We are a community based 74-bed residential aged care facility situated at the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula in Port Lincoln, South Australia. As a primary provider of residential care and dementia services for the aged of the Southern Eyre Peninsula, we provide quality care and services to our clients in a manner that maintains and respects their individuality and dignity. As a Public Benevolent Institution our employees can salary sacrifice up to $15,899 per annum tax free, each FBT year.

The Role

We have two RN Unit Manager positions (part-time – additional hours may be available up to fulltime) created following a recent restructure. Work with and lead others who are dedicated to the delivery of quality care for all residents under our care. Although some crossover may be rostered, one position is to lead our memory support unit (Bishop Lodge) and the other, the remainder of our residential care facility operationally referred to as Pioneer Village.  See us at www.epofh.com.au.

Duties

Direct clinical supervision and support to the care, nursing, and lifestyle teams to:

  • Deliver quality care to residents, always maintaining their privacy & dignity
  • Assisting individual residents to make informed decisions
  • Promote independence in activities of daily living
  • Maintain safety of residents and staff during all interventions
  • Support and implement the philosophy, objectives and policies of Pioneer Village, having knowledge of contents of policy and procedure manuals
  • Monitor task list and alerts on iCare for completion daily.
  • Ensure that all databases are maintained in an accurate & timely manner.
  • Review each resident’s charting.
  • Review and maintain the care plan update log
  • Review wound management plans, monitoring wound conditions and prescribing variations to wound treatment plans, as appropriate.

Skills and Experience 

  • Current Practicing Certificate and Registered as an RN with the Nurses Board of South Australia
  • Must have attention to detail and confidence communicating expectations to the team
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer-based systems and the recording of findings accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have an understanding of quality compliance systems
  • Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
  • Knowledge of aged care or health systems.
  • Understanding of the Aged Care Quality Standards.
  • Have a working knowledge, understanding of the ACFI and AN-ACC funding instruments and support the ACFI nurse with any assessments or claims as required

How to Apply

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