Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Permanent, full time - 2 x positions Mental Health - Community Care Unit - North Fitzroy Excellent benefits including salary packaging About the Company St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About the Department The Footbridge Community Care Unit (CCU) through a multidisciplinary team approach provides ongoing specialist treatment and support to meet the identified needs of consumers who suffer with a serious mental illness and associated high level of disability in the City of Yarra and Boroondara. The service operates within the principles of recovery orientated practice, specifically the strengths model. Footbridge is a progressive service and the team are forward thinking, innovative and highly motivated to support consumers in their recovery.
This is an exciting time to join the Footbridge team and be part of a service review which is focusing on model of care, systems and structure. Every member of the team is encouraged to participate in this process of review. About You & the Role We are seeking candidates who have a genuine interest in working within a framework for recovery orientated practice.
We are looking for candidates who can think creatively, who are solution focussed and can work as part of a team that is committed to supporting consumers to achieve their recovery goals. If you are compassionate, committed to consumer rehab and recovery and have a good sense of humour, then this may well be the team for you. In partnership with the multi-disciplinary team you will provide a high standard of clinical assessment, and support to consumers and carers.
The ANUM role involves delivering case management using the Strengths Model approach to an allocated caseload and providing psychiatric nursing specific interventions. You will provide shift leadership to the team, demonstrate discipline specific and recovery-focused case management expertise, and provide supervision to staff and students. Classifications for this position will range from RPN Grade 3 NP83 - NP74 ($97,770 - $101,056 per annum).
Duties Coordinate and manage the shift to ensure the provision of high quality consumer-focused care Provide leadership, act as a role model to staff and coordinate the allocation of resources on the shift to meet the needs of patients Provide clinical supervision to RPN 1's and RPN 2's, RPN students, as require Provide line leadership and support to RPN 1"s and RPN 2"s. Undertake nursing assessments and independently institute nursing care f....