Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Detox Unit

Location Western Australia


Associate Nurse Unit Manager Permanent Full time and Permanent Part time Wellington House - Detox Unit in Box Hill Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs. The role of the Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) of the Enhanced Detoxification and Rehabilitation Unit (EDRU) co-located at Wellington Rd Box Hill and Ward 1 East Box Hill Hospital is to support the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) in providing effective coordination and efficient management of EDRU in line with the Turning Point Alcohol and Drug clinical treatment service.

The ANUM, together with the NUM, form part of the Unit management team responsible for client centred and high quality clinical care that is guided by a recovery model approach. To be successful in this role you should possess: Qualification and registration as a registered nurse under the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Experience and demonstrated skills in alcohol and other drug assessments, withdrawal management, development of shared care plans, referral pathways, delivery of counselling.

Demonstrated competence in a senior clinical position. Experience working in the alcohol, drug, dual diagnosis and/or mental health fields Demonstrated skills and experience in the c linical management of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use disorders, including withdrawal management. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing widely used alcohol and drug interventions such as relapse prevention strategies, motivational interviewing technique and brief intervention.

Demonstrated knowledge of management of challenging client behaviours including defusing, debriefing and crisis intervention Knowledge of the drug treatment sector including non-government and public services, primary care, rehabilitation and therapeutic community services, mental health services and the private sector. Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills. Demonstrated ability in a management and operational role.

Demonstrated an understanding of conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Proficient computer literacy. Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.

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 If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed. All appointments are made subject to.

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11 Oct 2018


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