Nurse Navigator (Homeless Health Outreach Team - Emergency Department)
The Role A permanent full time opportunity has become available for a Nurse Navigator (Homeless Health Outreach Team - Emergency Department) to join the Mental Health and Specialist Services (MHSS) teamat Gold Coast Health (GCH). This is an exciting opportunity to: Work in a world-class 10000-strong health care service Combine attractive benefits and a Gold Coast lifestyle Support early recognition and management of mental health needs Expand your clinical expertise in homeless health outreach and mental health nursing care You will take responsibility for Applying specialised nursing expertise, clinical leadership and education to provide high quality, consumer focused and evidence-based nursing care to homeless consumers that present to the emergency department with mental health needs Coordinating clinical practice to facilitate a safe and efficient continuum of care Identifying and supporting consumers with comorbidities and high frequency presenters for scheduled and unscheduled care and to deliver mental health recovery support program models of care Fostering and encourage active consumer engagement toward positive consumer outcomes Establishing effective discharge pathways for consumers Being a clinical expert resource for staff and champion proactive, contemporary mental health practice Contributing to quality and service improvement activities Requirements for the role Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent AHPRA registration Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses Eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 will be highly regarded Ongoing vaccination against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B Driver Licence Benefits Career Development Flexible work policies Mentoring Salary Packaging Modern Facilities Diverse Work Culture Salary information Permanent full time Base salary ranging from $113,261 - $122,964 per annum Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution 17.
5% leave loading About Gold Coast Health Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care Annual operating budget exceeding $1.3 billion More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts Acute and sub-acute care in hospital and community settings Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle About the Homeless Health Outreach Team The Homeless Health Outreach Team (HHOT) is a work unit within the Mental Health and Specialist Services (MHSS) directorate at Gold Coast Health. HHOT aims to provide comprehensive assessments, case management, co-ordination and clinical interventions for homeless....