Mental Health & AOD Clinical Nurse Educator

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 26/08/2022 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 64887

Reference: 64887

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Clinical Nurse Educator (Emergency Department) – Mental Health / Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • Full time, permanent role located at RMH Emergency Department - City Campus

  • Support individuals experiencing mental health crisis in a dynamic environment

  • Contribute to the planning and development of a new Mental Health/ AOD Hub

We are promoting a unique role supporting the team who to care for consumers seeking mental health and Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) services.  This role works closely with RMH ED, Emergency Mental Health team and consumer lived experienced members.

About us

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) Emergency Department (ED) provides care to approximately 90,000 patients per year including 700 Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drug presentations per month. Our service includes a six-bed Behavioural Assessment Unit for intoxication, overdose and acute behavioural disturbance and a future 12-bed Mental Health and AOD Hub due for completion in January 2023.

Your new role

This is a unique and exciting role for a senior nurse looking to further their career. You will be involved the planning and development of the 12-bed Mental Health/AOD Hub, as well as:

  • Provide ongoing professional development to all nursing staff within the Emergency Department with the emphasis on educational programs specific to mental health, alcohol and other drugs.

  • Contribute to safe and timely access to MH and AOD services, work effectively with RMH ED to assist with the clinical management of consumers presenting to the ED.

  • Assist in the development of evidence based models of care for Emergency Mental Health and AOD presentations

About you

You are an experience Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the following attributes:

  • Comprehensive clinical knowledge and expertise to the assessment and delivery of evidence based interventions to consumers with complex mental health related needs.

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships between EMH, RMH ED and Alcohol and Other drugs services collocated in RMH ED.

  • A commitment to your own professional development and the ability to support and develop knowledge and skills in other team members.

  • Bed based services and Emergency experience would be beneficial and is encouraged

Benefits of working with Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.

  • Enjoy work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team in close proximity to the city campus.

  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested? Apply now!

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Ben Smith, Clinical Nurse Manager, Department of Emergency Medicine

0429 557 958 Ben.Smith@mh.org.au

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Mental Health & AOD Clinical Nurse Educator

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Ben Smith - 0429557958

Mental Health & AOD Clinical Nurse Educator