Enrolled & Registered Psychiatric Nurse-Clayton
About the organisation
Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 people work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.
We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.
About the area
P Block is a 31 Bed unit which sits within the Adult Bed Based Service under the Mental Health program at Monash Medical Centre Clayton. The service provides Short term inpatient management and treatment during an acute phase of Mental illness, through until management within the community is a safe option. With the provision of a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to learn about the impact of illness and explore ways to better manage within their environment with coping strategies as they move toward recovery.
About the role
As an Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse, you will work with adult inpatient consumers with varying degrees of acute psychiatric or mental illness and/or drug and alcohol dependency problems. You will be a recognised member of the psychiatric care team, and at any time you would be providing primary nursing care to five patients in a case management model, while also leading five nurses on the shift.
As a motivated and experienced Psychiatric Nurse, you possess a patient-centred approach and demonstrate a commitment to recovery focused care. You are an innovative thinker and are always looking for ways to improve service delivery. You can also demonstrate a keen understanding of the Mental Health Act (2014) as it relates to delivering holistic patient care.
To further your application we will look for you to have;
- Previous leadership experience is desirable but not essential
- Evidence of commitment in working towards a profession in Mental
- Health Nursing which may include commencement of a Diploma/Masters in Mental Health nursing
- Demonstrated Nursing experience within a Mental Health setting
- Australian working rights
- Current AHPRA registration
Benefits of working for the organisation
You will be well supported in your new role with internal and external education, whilst contributing to the Transforming Care initiatives across Mental Health.
Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your leadership and management skills:
- Mentorship & career guidance
- Support to attend relevant forums & conferences
How to apply
Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).
For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents
Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.
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Close date: 31 January 2023
Point of contact:
0400 144 884