AOD ED/HUB Clinical Nurse Consultant

Job posted: 14/07/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 46082

Reference: 46082

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Brand new facility! Grow your profile at Sunshine Hospital Emergency Department as you support patients presenting with substance use disorders.

Significant investment across Western Health has seen the completion of the new Sunshine Adult and Paediatric Emergency Departments, Fast-Track Units, Rapid Assessment Discharge Unit, Short Stay Unit and the commencement of the Mental Health expansion project. The newly completed Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs (MHAOD) HUB at Sunshine Hospital Emergency Department has resulted in brand new vacancies across all modalities and has seen the creation of Clinical Nurse Consultant - Alcohol and Other Drugs vacancy.

The Position

As the Clinical Nurse Consultant your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the provision of short term care to low acuity Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug conditions across SHED and The MHAOD Hub

  • Appropriately identifying patients presenting with substance use disorders

  • AOD patient presentation management; screening, assessment, identification, planning and treatment

  • Linking patients with appropriate community and/or hospital based addiction treatment services, including the MHAOD Outreach Team within the Hub

  • Operate within the Drug Health Services Addiction Medicine Consultation & Liaison program

About You

As an experienced senior clinical Nurse in this role:

  • You will have a passion for providing safe and modern care to drug and alcohol clients

  • It is expected that you hold previous acute experience

  • Certificate IV in AOD or willing to complete its core competencies

  • Complex AOD, medical and mental health experience

  • Sound knowledge and understanding screening, assessment and community based treatment options for patients presenting with AOD, mental health and medical complexity

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

AOD ED/HUB Clinical Nurse Consultant

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Christopher Platt - 0435945568
Brad Roberg - 83456682

AOD ED/HUB Clinical Nurse Consultant