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Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Eastern Health

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 - Maroondah Community Care Units, East Ringwood Temporary Part-Time (0.8 EFT) 1.3.

21 - 28.3.21 Eastern Health Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services.

We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs. The Maroondah Community Care Unit in Ringwood East is part of Eastern Health’s Adult Mental Health Program. It is a 20 bed community based residential facility and features a highly structured and supportive physical environment.

The clinicians within the multi-disciplinary team have high levels of contact and interaction with consumers who are recovering from a mental illness and their carers to promote self-determination and aims to empower individuals. The unit operates under a recovery-oriented model of care, utilising the framework for recovery-oriented practice in a collaborative, team based environment. The unit’s recovery program offers a consumer-centred treatment approach to assist consumers in achieving their personal recovery goals and maintain wellness.

About the role •Provide discipline specific assessment of consumers who may participate in the recovery program •Provide recovery focused case management as part of a case management team; •Recent expertise working with consumers that have a mental illness including the ability to conduct and document a comprehensive mental state examination and risk assessment; •Demonstrated ability to work with people with dual diagnosis; •Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment; •Experience in working in partnership with MHCS services, that promotes a spirit of cooperation and collaboration, and respect for each other’s philosophy, priorities, knowledge, skills and experience; •Understanding of the National Framework for recovery orientated mental health services. Proven case management, assessment, collaboration and leadership skills and a record of delivery will ensure your success. To be successful in this role you should possess: •Current registration with AHPRA •Post Graduate qualifications in mental health •Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience •A strong commitment to high quality care •The ability to work as part of a diverse team •Excellent communication and organisational skills A full driver’s licence Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here The benefits of working for Eastern Health include: •Diverse and engaging career opportunities •Friendly & supportive team •Flexible working hours •Salary packaging options •Career progression in our teaching hospitals Next steps If you have the ability and drive to mak.


Date30 December 2020

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type Part Time

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