Clinical Coordinator Emergency Psychiatric Service

Job posted: 26/07/2022
Applications close: 16/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 52771

Reference: 52771

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Senior Leadership opportunity to work in Monash Health Community Mental Health team at Dandenong

  • Full time Ongoing opportunity, Working business hours Monday – Friday

  • Provide clinical leadership and coordination across the EPS component of the ACIS.

About our Acute Intervention Service at Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 22,,000 people across a range of specialities.

The Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS) is component of ACIS which includes (CATT) Hospital in the Home, PARCS providing service across the Dandenong Catchment area.

About The Role

We are seeking a Senior Registered Nurse for the Clinical Co-Ordinator. The successful applicant would work with in partnership with the Consultant Psychiatrist, alongside a multidisciplinary team, under the direction of the ACIS Manager primarily supporting the clinical support, leadership and coordination for EPS.

The Clinical Co-Ordinator will be responsible for ensuring that clinical governance processes are followed and that handovers and clinical review meetings are conducted in an efficient, consistent and purposeful manner, and that outcomes are documented and actioned appropriately. The CC will assist the shift leaders with prioritisation and allocation of workload, ensure processes are in place to support timely decision making and communication within the clinical team and with other stakeholders, and facilitate continuity of communication and clinical care. As a senior clinician, the CC will provide mentoring and supervision for ACIS clinicians, and work with the ACIS Manager to respond to the professional development needs of staff.

This is a full time ongoing position working Monday to Friday

About You

You are a Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse who can demonstrate a firm understanding of recovery orientated practise with ability to maintain long term relationships with clients, developing rapport and gain commitment towards individual outcomes and goals.

You are able to work collaboratively with consultants, clients, families and the wider organisation to deliver a holistic service.  Your passion and innovative mindset to assist in development and contribute towards an ongoing service will see your success in this role. You will also require;

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse.

  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence

  • Hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or A specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing qualification or A post basic course of training which led to registration as a Div 3/Clinician Nurse

  • Demonstrated experience post registration that meets the requirements in the position description and demonstrated the appropriate competencies, knowledge and skills and experience in a community setting is essential

  • Experience within dual diagnosis an advantage as well as experience in Alcohol and Other Drugs

What We Offer

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • Avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • Support to attend relevant forums & conferences

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive 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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

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Beverley Brussen - 0409-521-337

Clinical Coordinator Emergency Psychiatric Service