Associate Nurse Manager - Ward E

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 12/09/2022 (Midnight)
32 days remaining

32 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54436

Reference: 54436

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Play a key role in discharge planning and recovery of our consumers the supporting the efficient management and flow within the Acute Inpatient Unit.

More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About our adult Mental Health inpatient unit at Casey

Ward E is a part of Monash Health Mental Health Services, and is currently a 30 bed, well established unit that is known for its high performing culture. Its implementation of Safe wards is among the best, and our seclusion rates are among the lowest in the state. Its focus on quality services to consumers supporting access and flow have attracted many compliments from consumers and their families and carers.  

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 nurses on the shift. 

Why Mental Health at Casey Hospital

Our Inpatient unit at Casey Hospital is truly a great place to work with opportunities to develop your career.

  • We have capacity for up to 5 High Dependency beds and another 5 designated beds for step down, transitional level of care to support comprehensive discharge planning and community engagement where possible, before discharge.  

  • Consumers remain in the unit until they have recovered to the point where they can be treated effectively and safety in the community. 

  • Our work is supported by a specialised multidisciplinary team, comprehensive community mental health services (including Mental Health Hospital in the Home) and welfare support services. 

  • Collaboratively we provide a range of therapeutic interventions and programs available to consumers and their families to learn more about the impact of the illness, explore ways to better manage the illness, improve coping strategies and move towards recovery.

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. You are a natural leader and role model for your team while supporting your Nurse Manager.

What You Need:

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health

  • Demonstrated experience within an Inpatient Unit or similar

  • An understanding of Forensic Mental Health is highly regarded

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Relevant working rights/visa

For more details about the role plus how to apply, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Associate Nurse Manager - Ward E

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Ahmedina Suljic - 0472 861 000

Associate Nurse Manager - Ward E