Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Adult Inpatient Unit



Located in Broadmeadows Provide high level clinical expertise within Inpatient Unit Take the lead in clinical projects and practice Life With Us: The ANUM provides high level clinical expertise within BIPU and its components with respect to the assessment and treatment of consumers with complex mental health related needs and their family/carers, and supports other clinicians in the delivery of high quality mental health care. A Job To Be Proud Of: Under the guidance of the Manager/Team Leader and Lead Consultant Psychiatrist(s): Manage bed flow management Provide a single point of contact for Northern EMH and Northern corridor community teams in regards to bed vacancy & acceptance of admissions Work closely with the Discharge coordinator ensuring daily discharges are prepared in advance with the clinical team and targets met Work alongside and act for the Unit Manager in the absence of the Team Leader, holding dedicated portfolios and tasks (i.e RosterOn) Provide leadership and support to all shift leaders and other staff Daily monitoring of outcome measures, safe wards, patient ID/insurance and other quality/clinical projects/tasks as agreed Chair Nursing Meeting with the Team Leader to discuss practice issues and provide feedback to the BIPU Leadership group The ANUM will be expected to take a lead in any clinical project/practice change being introduced to the team and work closely with the Team Leader, Clinical Nurse Educator, Safety Coordinator, Manager and Lead Consultant e.

g. Safe Wards, Safety First Initiatives, Sensory Modulation, DASA, audits, review of critical incidence etc. Your Contribution: Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Nursing) Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and approved post graduate qualifications in psychiatric nursing and/or relevant experience Extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders Demonstrated excellence in clinical leadership within the multidisciplinary workforce Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal with demonstrated ability to collaborate and work as an effective team member at a local and Organisational level to deliver organisational outcomes Our Commitment to You: We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Progra.

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20 Nov 2019


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