Registered Nurse at Mission Australia in NSW, Australia

Mission Australia Residential Aged Care Facility at Orange is looking for registered nurse in New South Wales, Australia. This role is responsible for the ongoing operational duties and daily attention in order to ensure the delivery of personal care and services to the care recipients in accordance with the undertakings and obligations of the provider as detailed in the Care recipient agreement. If this role matches your skills and interests, they welcome your application.

Responsibilities of Registered Nurse:

  • Work along with the Director of Care in identifying any risks and provide suggestions regarding delivery and services.
  • Provide guidance to care staff in implementation of infection control procedures and monitor and report to the Director of care on the progress.
  • Ensure care recipients care notes and records are maintained as required and in accordance with the Director of Care.
  • Assist the Director of Care in establishing a waiting list of appropriate and eligible future residents for the facility.
  • Case conferences with visiting GP’s, mental health case workers, pharmacist and relatives will take place as scheduled.
  • Liaison will take place with allied health staff including but not limited to optometrists, psychiatrists, dentists, psychogeriatricians, podiatrists, specialists and therapists in regard to the president’s health status etc.
  • Ensure that care recipients attend appointments as scheduled and correct documentation is maintain.
  • If necessary, ensure that the transferring of care recipients to hospital is attend to correctly – ring ambulance, complete transfer form, contact visiting GP and relatives/person responsible.
  • On the care recipients return from hospital ensure any changes in medications are attended to, the GP is notified & medication chart is amended. Also ensure the relative or person responsible is notified of return.
  • As required ensure the safe and efficient delivery of medication to care recipients, liaising as is necessary with representatives of the pharmacy.
  • Assist visiting doctors who attend the facility to conduct care recipient consultations.

Requirements for Registered Nurse:

  • Currently registered with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse (Division 1)
  • Computer literate
  • At least 12 months experience working in Aged Care as a Registered Nurse
  • Experienced dealing with challenging behaviors
  • Mental Health background (desirable)
  • Flu and Covid vaccination is mandatory.
  • NDIS Workers Screen clearance (or the willingness to obtain.


  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference.
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax.
  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support.

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