Psychiatric Registered Nurse - ECT Coordinator


  • Part-Time Fixed Term until February 2024
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 48 Hour Fortnight
  • Primarily Cheltenham location

About the organisation

The Monash Health ECT program operates across 4 hospital campuses including Dandenong, Clayton, Kingston and Casey. Our service delivery includes inpatient, and day stay patients. This ECT Coordinator role is a fixed term position until February 2024, this will be a part time role, 48hours per fortnight, working Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The position will be primarily based at Kingston ECT Suite, located in Cheltenham. When necessary, the coordinator will be required to support the other ECT sites at other Monash Health campuses.

About the role

This is a great career opportunity for a qualified Mental Health Nurse to work in a specialist ECT role, The ECT Coordinator is a role that will allow you to influence and lead the day to day running of the ECT suite, coordinating the multidisciplinary team, ensuring high standard and excellent care is provide to consumers during their course of ECT. This position works closely with the inpatient and community based Aged Persons Mental Health services and Monash Health Anaesthetics, Theatre clinicians and Psychiatrists.

About you

Are you a qualified experienced Mental Health Nurse looking to take the next step in your career. You have excellent communication and engagement skills and have experience in the specialist area of ECT treatment and coordination, and the ability to lead and manage the day-to-day operations of an ECT suite which includes coordinating a clinical team focused on quality care and support for patients, their families and care providers.

This is an excellent career path for a suitably qualified professional with advanced clinical skills who is committed to nursing leadership. You will have access to resources to support you in this position, enabling you to further advance your leadership and management skills whilst role modelling nursing excellence and delivering exceptional patient care. You are a Qualified Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Qualifications and experience

  • A bachelor in Mental Health Nursing or holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Successfully completed an Approved ECT Training Course
  • Experience in ECT Care Coordination
  • Mental Health Nursing proven clinical experience specifically adult and aged psychiatry.
  • Excellent communication skills and engagement with key stakeholders including consumers and carers with mental illness
  • Clinical leadership skills

Benefits of working for Monash Health

  • Support from an experience leadership team
  • Mentorship and career guidance
  • Educational Support to further your clinical skills and expand your knowledge base
  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals
  • Opportunities to further develop your leadership and project management skills

Close date: 9 June 2023

Point of contact: 

Tina Rathbone

0411 835 013

Job reference: 60668


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