Psychiatric Registered Nurse-Intensive Care Packages

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 role

The Casey Intensive Mental Health Community Care Package Team is anticipated to be made up of experienced mental health clinicians offering speciality support to consumers with identified intensive mental health needs in the community.

This team is engaged in providing care consistent with the Intensive Community Mental Health Packages guidelines from the Victorian Department of Health. Consumers will have a history of frequent presentations and readmissions to acute services.

This multidisciplinary team was developed to provide assertive community based mental health assessment and treatment for consumers living in the Casey Adult Mental Health Services catchment area and currently engaged with our Continuing Care Teams.

The position is also required to provide clinical supervision to identified staff within your identified discipline within Casey Adult Mental Health Services.
This role will be is based in the Casey area but the successful applicant may also be required to work from bases in Narre Warren, Berwick or Pakenham.

Qualifications and experience

As an experienced Psychiatric Registered Nurse, you will provide care coordination or case management with consumers:

  • Established skills in assessing and planning interventions for consumers with complex needs
  • An ability to collaboratively engage with consumers, carers and services providers who are currently linked with our mental health program case management services.
  • A multidisciplinary approach will be required to work in partnership with the consumer and existing treating team to identify, formulate and support identified recovery goals and recommended interventions.
  • An ability to provide discipline specific assessment and collaboration within a multidisciplinary team supporting consumers, carers and case management teams.
  • Consultation with all parties with a collaborative plan of recovery focused goals and interventions with support provided in achieving a positive outcome for consumers and carers experiencing complex mental health issues
  • A flexible and fluid approach to your care and an ability to pivot quickly to our consumers complex conditions
  • A demonstrated leadership capability and an ability to work autonomously

What Monash Health offers

  • Excellent career opportunity to utilise your clinical expertise in a community environment
  • Work-life balance with a business hours schedule
  • Be part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary team, dedicated to patient care
  • A supportive Learning environment encouraging Post-Graduate studies
  • Mentorship & Career guidance
  • Educational support.

Benefits of working for Monash Health

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • Full-time employees have the opportunity to accrue a day off every four weeks health imaging services
  • + more

Application process

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

Close date: 16 June 2023

Point of contact: 

Danielle Storer

0455 791 462


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