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Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Acute Aged Mental Health

ST VINCENT'S HOSPITAL - Kew, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Permanent, Full time position
  • Normanby Unit, located in Kew
  • Supportive team environment


About the Company
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department
Normanby Unit is a 20-bed acute admission and assessment unit in Kew, caring for people with psychiatric illness over the age of 65 who are cared for after a skilled and compassionate multidisciplinary team

About the Role
Exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Grade 2 Registered Nurse who are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity, to become part of our dynamic team on a permanent full time basis. In conjunction with the NUM and/or ANUM assess, plan, implement, evaluate and record interventions for the resident in line with professional and clinical standards. Plan patients care in line with the clinical standards and values or the organization at all times

Classifications for this position will range between NP21 – NP70 ($65,275 - $87,282 per annum pro rata).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Completed Bachelor of Nursing Degree
  • Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA
  • Current experience in the delivery of Aged Care Mental Health Nursing is essential
  • Experience in conflict management / negotiation
  • Motivated, professional & exhibiting exceptional communication and time management skills


Duties

  • Ability to work efficiently as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Document care plans of the patients in a timely manner using appropriate clinical language and appropriate assessment of the medical, physical, mental, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patients to ensure the provision of high quality care
  • Ensure familiarity with the relevant legislation, service policy and department of Human Services guidelines and act accordingly
  • Display a willingness to develop self and seek to improve performance
  • Actively participate in the ongoing Education programs

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Staff Car Park

Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.
  • Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.
  • All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.


At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).