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Registered Nurse - Community Nursing

Job title: Registered Nurse - Community Nursing
Contract type:
Location: Other Locations
Salary Casual: $32-$60 per hour
Reference: 101775

Job description

Support Disabled and NDIS patients in maintaining their independence, safety and a healthy lifestyle.
  • An exciting opportunity to join a growing team of community nurses
  • Attractive Agency Pay Rates - Paid Weekly
  • Locations currently available in Cairns, QLD
What we offer
  • Guaranteed casual work
  • An exciting opportunity to join a growing team of community nurses
  • Decide your work-life balance by letting us know how much and when YOU want to work.
  • Enjoy the extra money with attractive agency pay rates
  • Have confidence you’re being offered the best available shifts by working with a long-standing and well-established nursing agency
  • Have the opportunity to further your career by training and working in specialised fields
  • A strong support base with our friendly and experienced admin staff providing you with assistance
  • Great referral bonuses available
Employment type
  • Casual Base hourly pay rate of $32-$60 depending on experience and area of specialty.
The Role
Support Disabled and NDIS patients in maintaining their independence, safety and a healthy lifestyle in a community setting.
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms or changes in patient’s conditions
  • Recognise if the patient is deteriorating
  • Maintain accurate patient records
  • Administer and audit medication and treatments to patients
  • Assist patients with daily living such as meals, mobility and hygiene
  • Diabetes management
  • PEG Care
  • Palliative care
  • Continence management
  • Wound care and management
  • Observe for reactions or side effects
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for the patient
  • Provide education to families and patients
  • Supervise, coordinate and work in consultation with other health care members
  • Assist with training support workers to ensure quality provision of care and support
What you will need
  • Minimum 1 year recent clinical / medical centre / aged care / disability / community / paediatric nursing experience*
  • Work rights in Australia
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Current Criminal Record Check (can easily be applied for)
  • Current Working with Children Check (can easily be applied for)
  • Full immunisation history
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well independently and autonomously
  • Ability to provide a holistic approach to nursing
  • Commitment to quality patient care
  • A resume to send with your application
*If you have less than 1-year clinical experience and would like to work in the hospitals, please contact Australian Healthcare Academy on 1300 953 276 for new graduate training opportunities.
Available Locations
  • Cairns, 4870
  • Gordonvale, 4865
  • Areas surrounding Cairns
  • Cairns northern beaches
How to apply
  • Select “Apply"
For more information, please call us on (02) 9966 5514.
Network Nursing Agency – Who we are
Established in 1997 – Network Nursing Agency specialises in supplying Registered Nurses to General Wards, Intensive Care Units, Mental Health, Theatres, Aged Care, and Palliative Care to Private and Public Hospital. We also offer Nurses, AINs, and Carers to Hospitals, Aged Care Homes and Private Clients in their homes. Network Nursing Agency is one of the largest suppliers of facilitators to Universities throughout Australia.
Network Nursing Agency promotes a respectful and supportive environment for all our staff. We recognise our amazing staff have helped us become the successful nursing agency we are today. NNA consistently works towards maintaining a culture of inclusiveness that encourages and supports all people to achieve their best. We believe having a diversity of office staff and nurses contributes to us providing the best quality care for all patients in every healthcare setting.
If you would like to learn more about Network Nursing Agency, we encourage you to visit our website, 
Additional Keywords: RN, Nurses, Staff Nurse, Staff Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse, Public Health, National Disability Insurance Scheme, Queensland 

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