Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Correctional Health - West Melbourne

Statewide VIC

11 Oct 2021 Permanent

TBA

Registered Nurse/RN
Mental Health

Details

  • Unique environment with a real opportunity to make a difference
  • Nurse-led model of primary healthcare offering significant autonomy
  • Full-time and part-time opportunities - 7day rotating roster

 

The Position

As the Registered Nurse you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and reviewing patients mental health care plans, in consultation with the patient
  • Closely monitoring patients mental state and providing thorough mental health assessments and risk assessments in an outpatient setting
  • Providing primary mental health discharge planning
  • Providing primary health care support to patients, throughout their stay at the correctional facility
  • Liaising with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide coordinated patient management

 

The Location

Located in the outer Western suburbs of Melbourne.

 

Essential Criteria

  • Registered General Nurse qualification with a post graduate Mental Health qualification or equivalent (we will consider applications with extensive experience and willingness to complete a post grad qualification)
  • Registration with the AHPRA
  • At least 1 year’s post-qualification experience in Mental Health in Australia or equivalent, preferable in an acute/forensic setting
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills

 

About Nursing Jobs Australia

Nursing Jobs Australia is a nursing division within Skilled Medical Pty Ltd, a leader in international health and Medical Recruitment placement for short-term and permanent roles.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with 15 years of industry experience, and is an international Medical Recruitment agency that helps qualified medical professionals with their career in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

With local offices located in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist Nurses like yourself in finding their next role within the healthcare industry.

 

 

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To speak to our Nursing Team directly and discuss this opportunity, please email your enquiry/CV to Elly Blakeley at enquiries@nursingjobsaustralia.com or call us on 1300 444 100.

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