Clinical Nurse - Aged Care Quality

Job posted: 01/03/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 16605

Reference: 16605

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Clinical Nurse – Aged Care Quality

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) are looking for an Aged Care Quality Clinical Nurse to join our Mental Health Aged Care Unit (Macalister), on a part time, ongoing basis.

Our Macalister Unit provides care for people over the age of 65 and consists of 10 Acute assessment beds and 10 residential nursing home beds. 

We’re looking for applicants who are passionate about aged care and playing a key role in providing clinical nursing leadership in a quality focused role.  Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, this role is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Aged Care Quality Standards through auditing and implementing quality improvement initiatives.

Working closely with our Governance team, Aged Care Quality Committee and other key stakeholders, you will review, collect and analyse data, identify improvement opportunities and ensure the correct processes and documentation are in place, allowing for the continued delivery of safe, high-quality person-centred care.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in aged care
  • Division 3 Registered Nurse or Division 1 Registered Nurse with post graduate qualifications in mental health
  • Current working knowledge of Aged Care Standards and Act, NSQHS and National Standards for Mental Health and the accreditation process
  • Advanced knowledge of ACFI system, claiming processes and documentation required
  • Proven experience in analysing data, report writing and making recommendations
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to educate and guide staff on expectations and quality requirements

For more information about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to contact Simone Tweddle on 03 5173 8508 for a confidential discussion.

Why work for LRH?

You’ll be provided with a fast-paced, dynamic environment that is dedicated to safety best practices and passionate about aged care and patient advocacy. No day will be the same, full of challenges and opportunities to expand your knowledge and skills and continued education and career growth.

Our employees also enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Generous salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • Paid parental leave
  • Staff wellness programs, including dieticians and psychologists
  • Daily education sessions
  • Celebration of inclusivity days
  • Free onsite parking
  • A friendly and supportive team, with a focus on continuous learning and development
  • High-quality person-centred care in clinical and mental health across the entire Gippsland region.
  • A collaborative and innovative working environment
  • Ongoing career growth

About LRH

LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (medium).  This prestigious accolade recognises the leadership and excellence in the provision of publicly funded healthcare and the amazing work our team does to drive change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.

As Gippsland’s largest employer, LRH is located 150 km east of Melbourne at Traralgon and is the regional provider of specialist health services in Gippsland. LRH cares for a population of more than 290,000, with a catchment covering about 42,000 square kilometres from Phillip Island to Mallacoota in the far east.

Our services include cardiac care, surgery, medical care, dialysis, emergency care, aged care, obstetrics, allied health, rehabilitation, and pharmacy services. Medical and radiation oncology are also offered on site.  LRH is the main provider of acute mental health services in Gippsland with inpatient care at the hospital and community mental health teams in the Latrobe Valley, Sale, Bairnsdale, Yarram, Orbost, Warragul and Wonthaggi.  As a purpose-built teaching hospital, we have close relationships with local and leading education facilities, as well as an internal education and training dedicated to upskilling our team.

Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, impending growth and opportunity is just around the corner and we are continuing our commitment to our workplace culture and becoming an employer of choice in our region.

Our unique difference

  • Regional lifestyle opportunities
  • Access to excellent schools, health and transport services
  • Generous salary packaging benefits paid parental leave, and flexible working conditions
  • Expanding specialist services with future redevelopments & expansions

Diversity and Inclusion

At LRH we value workforce diversity and inclusion, where individual uniqueness is embraced. We value diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexuality.

We are also committed to positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. LRH’s Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the People & Culture team via email at peoplecultureadmin@lrh.com.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will contact you.

Clinical Nurse - Aged Care Quality

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Simone Tweddle - (03) 5173 8508

Clinical Nurse - Aged Care Quality