Residential aged care provider, Pathways Residences, offers a unique and fulfilling career opportunity for healthcare professionals looking to work with elderly populations. Within these facilities, there are several clinical career options available. These positions involve overseeing the clinical care provided to elderly residents in the home, ensuring that they receive the highest quality care possible. These positions require strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest possible care quality to residents.
If you are a nursing or care professional looking for an exciting and rewarding career opportunity, consider exploring the opportunities available at Pathways Residences, a luxury and boutique residential aged care provider. As a Nursing staff member or Care Manager, you can make a positive impact on the lives of elderly residents and their families, and help ensure that they receive the care they need to live a fulfilling and enjoyable life.
Currently available Clinical roles
Assistant In Nursing (AIN)
An AIN (Assistant in Nursing) plays a crucial role in providing care to elderly residents in an aged care facility. Their duties typically involve assisting residents with daily activities, such as grooming, dressing, and toileting. They may also be responsible for monitoring and administering medications under supervision (competencies required), assisting with mobility and exercise, and providing emotional support to residents and their families. AINs work closely with other healthcare professionals, such as registered nurses and doctors, to ensure that residents receive high-quality care.
In addition to their caregiving responsibilities, AINs are responsible for maintaining accurate documentation of residents’ health status and communicating any changes or concerns to the appropriate healthcare professionals. Overall, an AIN’s role is to provide compassionate care and support to elderly residents to help them maintain their quality of life.
A Care Manager in an aged care facility plays a leadership role in ensuring that residents receive comprehensive, high-quality care. Their primary responsibilities involve coordinating and supervising the care provided by the healthcare team, including nurses, AINs, therapists, and other healthcare professionals.
Care Managers work closely with residents and their families to develop individualised care plans that address each resident’s unique needs and preferences. They are also responsible for managing the facility’s resources, such as staffing, supplies, and equipment, to ensure that they are used effectively and efficiently. Additionally, Care Managers are responsible for ensuring that the facility meets regulatory requirements and standards of care, such as those set by the government or industry organisations. They also play an important role in advocating for residents’ rights and ensuring that their needs and preferences are respected.
Overall, a Care Manager’s role is to ensure that the aged care facility provides compassionate, person-centred care that supports the physical, emotional, and social well-being of its residents.
Endorsed Enrolled Nurse (EEN)/Enrolled Nurse (EN)
An Endorsed Enrolled Nurse (EEN) or Enrolled Nurse (EN) in an aged care facility is a licensed healthcare professional who provides direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). Their primary responsibilities (not limited to) involve assisting with patient assessments, administering medications (EEN only), and providing basic nursing care, such as basic wound dressing, and monitoring vital signs. EENs/ENs also assist in implementing care plans developed by RNs and communicate with other healthcare professionals to ensure that patients’ needs are met. They play an important role in educating patients and their families about their health conditions and how to manage them effectively. Additionally, EENs/ENs are responsible for documenting patient care accurately and maintaining a safe and clean environment for patients.
Overall, an EEN’s/EN’s role is to provide compassionate, competent care to aged care residents under the supervision of a registered nurse, while also contributing to the overall quality of care provided by the healthcare team.
Registered Nurse (RN)
A Registered Nurse (RN) in an aged care facility is responsible for managing the healthcare needs of elderly residents. They use their professional knowledge and skills to assess patients, develop and implement individualised care plans, administer medications, and provide direct patient care such as wound care, injections, and monitoring vital signs.
RNs work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to coordinate and manage patient care, and they communicate with patients and their families to provide education and support. Additionally, RNs are responsible for maintaining accurate patient records, ensuring a safe and clean patient environment, and adhering to relevant laws, regulations, and standards of care. They may also participate in quality improvement initiatives and take on leadership roles, such as mentoring and training other healthcare staff.
Overall, an RN’s role is to provide skilled and compassionate care to aged care residents, while also contributing to the overall effectiveness of the healthcare team.
Please enter your details in the webform below to submit your interest in one or more of the available Clinical Roles described above.
Once submitted, a member of the Pathways Residences Team will be in touch at the earliest available opportunity to assist.