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REGISTERED NURSE

full-time

Position available from March 2020

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Positive Living Community is looking for a motivated nurse to head medical services at our new 18 bed care home established in March 2019. We provide hospice/ palliative/ disability care for those dealing with morbid or co-morbid illnesses. As a Nurse at Positive Living Community Care Home, we’ll look to you to provide leadership and guidance to our team of experienced, informally trained caregivers. You’ll ensure each patient’s needs are met compassion-altely, and your goal will be to facilitate optimum quality of life for our patients despite their debilitating illnesses.

 

As the head of medical care, you will work side by side with a newly appointed Home Administrator to ensure the smooth running of our facility. Since ours is a small facility, you can enjoy the freedom and autonomy you need to make a real difference. You can expect a wide range of responsibilities, from admitting a new resident and making sure he is settling in, carrying out a variety of clinical tasks, accompanying residents for critical hospital appointments and liasing with doctors to address our Patient's needs, developing and executing standard procedures and ensuring compliance to regulatory standards in the area of providing quality nursing care. You will have access to a panel of consultant doctors and a senior nurse, should you need guidance or support.

 

The job is for a fixed term of two years. Long term position is possible, depending on various factors.

Perks:

  • We offer medical coverage

  • We offer a 5-day work

  • We have a strong communal and familial atmosphere

REQUIREMENT

  • Medical professional specialised in healthcare – nurse/ medical support & assistant or equivalent

  • State registered nurse (SRN), RGN or equivalent.

  • Possess at least diploma/advanced higher/ graduate diploma in nursing or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the related field

  • Not limited to, but inclusive of retirees

  • Posess valid driving licence

  • Able to write and read in English

  • On call for emergency situations (at least via phone)

SKILLS

  • Caring, supportive and compassionate nature

  • Independent & proactive

  • Good leadership and communication skills.

  • Able to provide basic training & supervision to caregivers.

  • Changing nasogatric tubes, dressing wounds, supervising the care of bed sores,

  • Create & maintain accurate records & reports of vital signs and healthcare

  • Able to administer & monitor medication that has been prescribed by doctors

  • Monitor, record & report symptoms or changes in condition of patients

  • Coordinate and plan hospital trips, and join trips when necessary

  • Develop & implement nursing/ operational procedures for optimal running of facility

  • Ensure basic standards and guidelines are met

REQUIREMENT

  • Not limited to, but inclusive of retirees

  • Posess valid driving licence

  • Diploma or degree in Social Work, Management, Administration, or related

  • Retired matrons/ retired staff nurse/ retired doctors are most welcome

SKILLS

  • Direct and manage the operations and activities of the home to comply with all rules, regulations and policies that apply.

  • Develop and oversee the budget.

  • Supervise, guide and manage staff & volunteer performance

  • Conduct staff meetings.

  • Manage facility maintenance.

  • Manage and oversee tasks and schedules.

  • Maintain records and files.

  • Prepare reports, proposals and documentation.

  • Maintain contact with resident's families.

  • Act as liaison to agencies involved in services for residents.

  • Attend relevant training.

  • Represent the care home in external meetings.

  • Perform other duties as directed/required 

HOME MANAGER

Position available from March 2020

Application starts NOW

Positive Living Community Care Home is a newly established 18 -bed facility that provides hospice/ palliative/disability care to indigent individuals with debilitating illnesses. By joining us you'll have a wonderful opportunity to restore dignity and improve quality of life for the helpless at a time where it is most needed and essential.

 

We pride ourselves in having a 20 year history in caring for the ill through a strong communal approach. As we step into a new decade of service in a more formalised setting, residents, and about a dozen staff and volunteers will look to you for vision, leadership and direction towards creating a model care home in the welfare sector. Whether you're championing resident wellbeing, establishing a vision and development plan for the home or carrying out staff meetings to meet best practices, you'll do so with a sense of kindness above anything else and you will be capable of embedding your own culture into the way things are done.

 

A big part of your initial job scope will include reviewing the performance and quality of our services and implementing improvements in line with standards and regulations. As ours is a small facility, you will enjoy freedom and autonomy to make a real difference. Qualities that will be essential for carrying out your mandate is an ability to work independently and proactively, and to have sound leadership and communication skills. Far sightedness, drive and vision are also qualities that will set you apart from other candidates.

  • We offer medical coverage

  • We offer a 5-day work

  • We have a strong communal and familial atmosphere

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Donate to PLC:

Account No. 2142 7700 073818

RHB BANK, Positive Living Community

Contact us:

Tel. 016-213 4037

plcwelfareorg@gmail.com

Batu Arang, 45000 Batu Arang, Selangor, Malaysia

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Positive Living Community, a partner organisation of the Malaysian AIDS Council is registered under the Registrar of Societies act as 'Persatuan Kebajikan Komuniti Kehidupan Positif', also known as Positive Living Community (PLC). 

Our registration number is:

PPM-002-10-06042015