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Registered Nurse

  • North Adelaide, SA, Australia, 5006
  • Permanent

Palliative Care Registered Nurse – Calvary Palliative Home Care Service 

Do you have a passion for palliative care?

Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can make a difference at one of Australia’s leading palliative care teams?

If so, this role is for you!

  • Part time working at 22.5 hours per week (0.6)
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment

 About the role

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing safe, effective and appropriate patient care in a patient-focused environment.

Working 3 days per week between Monday and Friday, the Palliative Care Registered Nurse provides excellence in health care standards, practices in accordance with legal requirements and the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of Calvary North Adelaide Hospital. As the Palliative Care Registered Nurse, you will actively participate in all aspects of our palliative care community service; with the opportunity to work within Mary Potter Hospice if desired.

Key Responsibilities

  • Using a patient centred approach to patient assessment.
  • Maintaining high quality care for each patient.
  • Evaluating outcomes of care and initiating appropriate follow-up.
  • Develop patient care pathways which consider priorities, timeframes actions and outcomes.
  • Evaluating and altering the patient care pathways in relation to changing patient needs in consultation with the Nurse Practitioner/General Practitioner (GP)/Clinical Nurse/ Multi-Disciplinary team.
  • Ability to work autonomously managing allocated patient home visits.
  • Working within WHS requirements of the community nursing role whilst visiting patient homes.
  • Working in collaboration with the Mary Potter Hospice team.

What you bring 

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Current drivers licence without restrictions
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in palliative care nursing
  • Ability to work unsupervised, proficiently and in an organised manner during periods of high demand and activity
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated communication, interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the requirements of the National Standards for Safety and Quality in Healthcare, relevant legislations,  policies and procedures
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

For further information please contact Kevin Hardy via email

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