Associate Nurse Manager - Adult Psychiatry

Job posted: 09/11/2020
Applications close: 30/11/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43432

Reference: 43432

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Be part of the Mental Health Service at Monash Health in a leadership position

  • Outstanding career move for an experienced Mental Health Registered Nurse

  • Enjoy a fast paced work environment with a great team culture

About Us

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialties.

P Block is a 31 Bed unit which sits within the Adult Bed Based Service under the Mental Health program at Monash Medical Centre Clayton. The service provides Short term inpatient management and treatment during an acute phase of Mental illness, through until management within the community is a safe option. With the provision of a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to learn about the impact of illness and explore ways to better manage within their environment with coping strategies as they move toward recovery.

About the Role

In this leadership role you will work with adult inpatient consumers with varying degrees of acute psychiatric or mental illness and/or drug and alcohol dependency problems.  You will be a recognised member of the psychiatric care team, and at any time you would be providing primary nursing care to five patients in a case management model, while also leading five nurses on the shift.

About You

As a motivated and experienced Psychiatric Nurse, you possess a patient-centred approach and demonstrate a commitment to recovery focused care.  You are an innovative thinker and are always looking for ways to improve service delivery.  You can also demonstrate a keen understanding of the Mental Health Act (2014) as it relates to delivering holistic patient care.

What You Need:

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health

  • Demonstrated experience within an Inpatient Unit or similar

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Relevant working rights/visa

  • Employee level Working with Children Check

Previous nursing experience in an acute setting, along with an understanding of forensic mental health, is preferred.

What We Offer:

  • Mentorship and career guidance

  • Educational support to further your clinical skills and expand your knowledge base

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals

  • Opportunities to further develop your leadership and project management skills

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.  At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – E-mail applications will not be considered.

Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on  9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.

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Apply NOW to join our Mental Health Services at Monash Health!

Associate Nurse Manager - Adult Psychiatry

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Tanya Mirbiato - 9594-1421

Associate Nurse Manager - Adult Psychiatry