Registered Nurse- On Call

Spinal Life Australia

Are you looking for a casual role to top up your weekly paycheck? Our High Support Spinal Injury clients need your help!

  • Phone based & in-home support - 12 hour shifts on rostering basis
  • High support clients, acute care, ventilation/airway management
  • Largely autonomous role with regular check-ins and training provided
Spinal Life Australia is a not-for-profit organisation, passionate in our commitment to rebuilding lives, promoting and celebrating independence, and preventing spinal injuries. Our Personal Support & Home Care Services team support people across Queensland with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities so that they can live the life that they choose.
 
We're currently looking for an experienced Registered Nurse looking to build on their existing skill base and work with our high support clients across the Brisbane area.
 
Who are our clients?

Our clients are decision makers who plan and organise their own lives and make their own choices. Your role, is to provide phone-based and sometimes in-home support to ventilated, high support clients requiring acute care-response on an on-call basis.

What will I be doing?

Are you wanting to challenge yourself by working in an autonomous role?
Are you wanting a change from a hospital/facility work environment and want to get out into the community? 

We are looking for a long-term, casual, on-call, Registered Nurse to join our growing organisation. This role challenges our Nurses in the best way, as you will be working in a  largely autonomous role, but with regular check-ins and training from our High Support team. This is the perfect role for an RN who has current work, is completing their postgraduate study or someone who wants to simply top up their weekly salary. We even offer flexibility with your 12 hour rostered shifts. Tell us what times work for you! There will also be a shift retainer plus attractive casual hourly rate or part thereof to:
  • Provide phone consulting regarding emergency ventilation advice, SPC and spinal cord injury specific nursing assessment and advice to clients and Personal Support Workers
  • Assist with emergency management planning for clients
  • Provide emergency nursing and health support to clients in their home when required outside of scheduled nursing visits.
What values and experience we desire in our successful candidates:
  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • QLD Drivers Licence and roadworthy registered vehicle
  • Experience with Mechanical ventilation / Airway management
  • Responsive, confident and competent in providing advice and direction via the phone and in a client's home
  • Reliability and commitment to provide the best care to our clients.
  • Someone who is inspired to work autonomously. 
  • Someone who has experience to be able to judge situations appropriately and to escalate situations when needed
  • Respect for our client's individual choice and client confidentiality
  • Excited for long-term casual shifts that fit around their current work, postgraduate study, family life and/or registration maintenance requirements that also help grow their career with an industry leader!
  • Have a current Yellow Card (QLD) and or be willing to obtain an NDIS Worker Screen check and a Working with Children Check (Blue Card ) or be willing to apply for one
Apply now and you'll enjoy all the benefits of working with Spinal Life Australia, including:
  • Relevant training and induction
  • Ongoing training and development - we say it because we actually do it! You'll learn specific skills and competencies related to working with clients with high-level spinal cord injury and we'll make sure you're competent and confident to excel in this specialisation.
  • Internal career progression opportunities
  • Penalty rates for weekends, nights and public holidays that make a real difference in your pay packet
  • Regular team meetings and celebrations of success - you're part of a big team where your contribution is really valued
  • The opportunity to really make a difference - in your team, in your organisation and in your clients' lives.

To further information about the role, please call Recruitment on 3435 3161