- Employment type: Permanent full time
- Department: Acute Mental Health Kerferd
- Award: 70A Psych Services RNs
- Classification: RPN grade 2 year 1
- Hours per week: 38
About the organisation
Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is the largest regional health service between Sydney and Melbourne, located in the twin cities of Albury and Wodonga. Our dedicated team of nearly 3,000 staff supports a population of 250,000 people throughout North-East Victoria and Southern NSW. AWH is a dynamic organisation undergoing significant growth, including the development of new state of the art Emergency and Mental Health facilities.
About the role
Join the dynamic team providing high quality care in a busy in-patient unit in the picturesque north east of Victoria. You will get the chance to use your mental health nursing skills and to gain further experience, as you become a member of the multidisciplinary team.
We provide full orientation and training and keep you informed of opportunities for professional development so you can be the best at what you do. We also offer excellent staff benefits including salary packaging and novated leasing, employee assistance and wellbeing programs, Fitness Passport and discounted private health membership.
Qualifications and experience
- Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
- Demonstrates a person and family centred approach to decision making and care planning activities
- Ability to work as a team member within a multidisciplinary environment
- Experience working in the specialty of mental health nursing
- Demonstrates an understanding of, and the ability to practice within a quality and risk management framework
- Is able to describe and demonstrate the utilisation of evidence based practice into own practice
- Understanding of WHS legislation as it relates to employees' responsibilities
- An ability to describe clinical governance as it pertains to nursing
- The ability to utilise electronic information systems / software used across health care settings
AWH is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and Social inclusion. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants may also be required to provide evidence of their immunisation status and flu vaccination.
All Health workers are required to be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.
Close date: 14 December 2021
Point of contact:
(03) 5722 5442