Registered Nurse - Team Leader

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Registered Nurse (General)
Job Type
Full Time
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Tasmania TAS
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Registered Nurse - Team Leader JOB DESCRIPTION

Aspen Aged Healthcare, a subsidiary of Aspen Medical, is seeking a Registered Nurse – Team Leader for a full-time fixed-term contract starting ASAP until June 2022. This role will be based in Tasmania. The Registered Nurse – Team Leader will be responsible for leading a deployed team and ensuring the provision of high-level healthcare services. They will support the residents of an aged care facility as an interim measure where the facility has been impacted by COVID-19 outbreak.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • leading and supervising a deployed team to deliver effective and high-quality care
  • ensuring the team provides nursing care in a safe, compassionate, and person-centred approach to the residents of an aged care facility, where the usual workforce is unavailable due to the impact of COVID-19
  • complying with the agreed outbreak management measures, including diligent compliance with effective use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • conducting resident assessments and preparing care plans in consultation with the resident and relevant stakeholders
  • admitting and assessing new residents and developing interim healthcare plans
  • supporting residents and their families when dealing with resident clinical care needs
  • reporting incidents that may occur at the facility which may impact resident care
  • ensuring compliance with the national standards and Aspen Medical Clinical Governance Framework.

Experience, Qualifications, and Documentation Required:


  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • minimum of 3 years full-time relevant clinical experience in an aged care facility and/or primary health care setting
  • current unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • evidence of current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), with evidence of a practical component
  • current police and Working with Vulnerable People check OR preparedness to apply for same before commencing duty
  • completion of the Australian Government’s online Infection Control Training COVID-19” module and other modules as required by Aspen Medical.


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