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RN's, EEN's & AIN's - WRPC

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REGISTERED MENTAL HEALTH NURSES - WINDSOR ROAD PRIVATE CLINIC
 
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for innovative and dynamic Registered Mental Health Nurses to join the Windsor Road Private Clinic’s Mental Health team at The Hills Private Hospital. These role require strong clinical leadership, exceptional organisational skills and well developed clinical experience in mental health. Permanent full-time and part-time positions are available working, 7-day-a-week rosters, including weekends and night duty.
 
Windsor Road Private Clinic provides inpatient and day treatment programs for mood and anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, PTSD, anger management, emotional disorders and medically assisted detoxification from alcohol and other substances, as well as in orthopaedics, neurological, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.
 
The Hills Private Hospital offers a friendly and supportive staff environment with a strong commitment to the provision of excellence in the delivery of care. Our Windsor Road Private Clinic multi-disciplinary team includes Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Physicians, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists and Dieticians who all have a major input into the treatment and ongoing management of our patients.
 
 
 
As a Registered Mental Health Nurse, your responsibilities will include:
  • Planning, assessing, implementing and evaluating nursing care in collaboration with individuals/patients/their families and the multidisciplinary team so as to achieve identified recovery goals and health outcomes
  • Take a case management role in the coordination of nursing care and work in partnership with Enrolled Nurses (ENs) and Assistants in Nursing (AINs) providing supervision, direction and guidance
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, attending ward rounds and other relevant MDT meetings
  • Take a recovery focused approach to achieving collaborative recovery goals and health outcomes with our patients
  • Have a proactive role in quality improvement, modelling exemplary practice in Mental Health Nursing
  • A comprehensive understanding and experience in basic assessments and interventions in Mental Health and interventions in Alcohol and Drugs, with demonstrable experience in the same field
  • Advocating patient needs and recovery goals
  • Work with family and carers of patients towards achieving long term relapse prevention strategies
 
 
 
Essential Criteria:
  • Registered with AHPRA
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Mental Health / or be working towards post graduate qualifications in mental health or Recovery in Addiction, either independently or as a provisional development plan with Windsor Road Private Clinic.
  • Have experience and an understanding of HoNOS
  • Have an understanding of continuous improvement, WH&S and risk management
  • A strong commitment to customer service and quality outcomes
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work with the team environment
  • Promote internal education and preceptorship
     

 

 

 

Closing Date: Friday 22 February 2019
 
 
 
Applications and enquiries: Grant Howley, Nurse Unit Manager - grant.howley@healthscope.com.au or 02 9639 3333
 
 
 
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

 

 

 

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