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Registered Psychiatric Nurse 4 - Orygen @ Home

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Orygen @ HOME



  • Ongoing Full Time position available - Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4

  • Exciting senior clinical role in a new and emerging service 

  • Partner with young people, families and carers to provide inpatient like care within the home environment


The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.


Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.



Your new team



  • The Orygen @ HOME (HiTH) is an addition to the acute services provided at Orygen. The HiTH program will partner with young people families and carers to provide inpatient like care within the home environment

  • Access to care is provided 24 hrs a day 7 days per week by a multidisciplinary team of professionals completing shift work rosters ensuring comprehensive, collaborative and coordinated care

  • The program will play a key role in the support and transition of young people and families between Orygen acute services (IPU and YAT), the continuing care teams and other services within Orygen and North Western Mental Health

  • Care will be in partnership with ongoing care providers and enable opportunities for targeted acute care interventions that can be completed within the home environment

  • Orygen places extremely high importance on responsivity services for youth in the western and north western region of Melbourne

  • HiTH, as with all Orygen programs, is to be guided by evidence-based, culturally-safe and trauma informed principles incorporating the diverse needs of all young people and families. This is especially important for those from LGBTQI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and culturally and linguistically diverse populations. As the care team will be operating within the homes of young people and families, responsive and inclusive practices will be at the forefront of care.


Your success in this role will be in your ability to 



  • Be a knowledge resource for the Psychiatric Nursing specialty, and build the role of mental health nursing within Orygen @ HOME and the greater Orygen service system.

  • Provide supervision to RPN3’s, graduate and undergraduate nurse’s and potentially other disciplines within Orygen @ HOME and the greater Orygen service.

  • Provide support and professional development around areas of specialist knowledge to members of relevant clinical teams, via training, secondary consultation, supervision and other appropriate strategies.

  • Provide leadership regarding physical health monitoring including diet, fluids, physical observations especially in relation to the initiation of and variations in treatment.

  • Provide leadership regarding the provision of care in the home including H/V risk assessments and policies, assessment of risk in provision of care within the environment and risks to the young person, others, self and organisation. 

  • Demonstrate advanced skills in mental health, physical health and risk assessment, interventions, least restrictive practices and improved outcomes using evidence based best practice. 

  • Provide specialist mental health nursing interventions and leadership relating to acute management of mental health symptoms, physical health monitoring whilst initiating treatment and therapeutic interventions.

  • Provide senior/advanced nursing values and leadership within the multidisciplinary team.


Your Contribution



  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, including young people experiencing mental health disorders

  • Experience and expertise in providing case management

  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate client-centred individual service plans, risk assessments and diagnostic formulations

  • Capacity to provide, or develop skills in, integrated assessment, treatment and care for dual diagnosis clients

  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness


Our Commitment to you



Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.



We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.



This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.



The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



Interested?



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.



All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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