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Nurse Manager, Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit, ELMHS

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 23/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54635

Reference: 54635

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About ELMHS


ELMHS provides a range of mental health services to pregnant mothers, infants, children and adolescents and their families within the Southern Region.


The organisational and clinical model has been developed to provide mental health care that is flexible and responsive to the individual and developmental needs of the perinatal to youth populations and their families.  As such, this model will support the provision of integrated mental health care for young people, guided by consistent, service-wide protocols and principles of care.


About Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit


The position is for a Nurse Manager in the Perinatal and Infant Inpatient Unit at Monash Medical Centre. The Perinatal & Infant inpatient Unit provides mental health interventions to mothers and their infants who present with acute and severe mental health problems, associated high risk factors and have difficulty maintaining their own safety and the safety of others. The unit is  a 24 hour acute inpatient unit that offers a range of treatment options e.g. Crisis, assessment and treatment admissions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, offering six (6) inpatient admissions which can accommodate either days or antenatal admissions. The Model of Care considers the mother, the infant, the parent- child relationship and the family / parental; relationship in mental health care provision.


About the Role


This is a rare and truly exciting opportunity for a dynamic professional to lead and manage a dedicated team. We are seeking a Nurse Manager (NM) (Grade 5) to work in collaboration with the Consultant Psychiatrists to lead a dynamic, positive and cohesive team. The role requires Clinical, Leadership and Management expertise to drive an inpatient culture and model of care that delivers exceptional care to mothers and their infants who present with acute and severe mental health problems. This is a full-time ongoing role.


About You


As an experienced NM, you will demonstrate excellent clinical skills in working with mothers and their infants. You are dedicated to promoting their Health and Well-being through evidence-based individual and family interventions. You have extensive experience in Mental Health care and knowledge of developmental Psychiatry. You have established leadership and management skills and lead by example. Using your excellent communication skills, you work closely with a varied team of Mental Health and Allied professionals across Monash Health with the sole purpose of delivering exceptional care at all times.


You also have:



  • Masters in psychiatric/mental health nursing or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course of training

  • Demonstrated Management, Clinical Leadership & Service Delivery experience in a similar role

  • Superior Time Management & Communication skills

  • Genuine thirst for learning and open to further study

  • Thrive working in an inclusive & collaborative team environment

  • Proactive in supporting colleagues at all levels as well as mentoring others

  • An advocate for the Monash Health iCARE values


In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.


What you need:



  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Management, Clinical & Leadership experience in Perinatal Mental Health

  • Relevant working visa

  • Relevant qualifications

  • Current Working with Children’s Check


This is an opportunity to lead a specialist Health Nursing team. You’ll be challenged and inspired to contribute every day and will be rewarded by a passionate management team that values your contribution. Apply NOW to join the Perinatal & Infant  Inpatient Unit.


What’s in it for you?



  • Excellent career opportunity to utilise your Mental Health, Clinical & People Management expertise

  • Be part of a highly skilled Nursing & Executive team, dedicated to patient & family centred care

  • Mentorship & Career guidance


In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.


What You Need to Know


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.


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

Nurse Manager, Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit, ELMHS

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Contact:

Lidor Arbel - 9594 1300

Nurse Manager, Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit, ELMHS