Clinical Nurse - Primary Care

Join the Acacia Health Centre Transformation
Undertake clinical interventions in line with scope of practice
Exciting Permanent role based at Acacia Prison

About you
You are an experienced and passionate Clinical Nurse with advanced kills in clinical assessment, care planning, review and discharge planning of individual patients. You will have the ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to deliver quality services and provide risk assessment, individual consultation, information and support for patients. It would be highly advantageous to have a sound knowledge of the principles of prevention and harm minimisation in the forensic setting.
About the Role
Reporting to the Primary Care Team Leader, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive clinical documentation pertaining to individual consultation and facility requirements. You will use your clinical knowledge and skills to support new staff members, supervise nurses at level 1, Enrolled Nurses and Medication Assistants, and assist in the management of projects aligned with quality improvement and policy development.

This role will require you to manage change and be proactive in uncertain and unpredictable patient’s health situations and work efficiently within the constraints of correctional environments and increasing patient acuity. You will demonstrate ethical and high professional standards and compliance with the Acacia Prison code of conduct and policies.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Registered Nurse – Division 1 with Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA)
Comprehensive clinical documentation skills
Emergency department or critical care experience is highly desired
Indemnity Insurance
CPR certification
Skills and experience in the area of primary nursing
Clinical knowledge and clinical problem-solving skills
Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication
Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development
Experience with a correctional or acute environment or similar, is preferred

This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment as an essential selection component for this role.

About Us

We provide safe and secure prison management services across Australia and New Zealand that focus on reducing reoffending. We help prisoners turn their lives around through education, training, rehabilitation and reintegration programs. By reducing reoffending, we help to build safer communities.
Perth, WA, AU