Nurse Practitioner - AOD

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 12/03/2024 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 18710

Reference: 18710

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Nurse Practitioner Alcohol and Other Drugs - Emergency Department

Based in Gippsland, Latrobe Regional Health are looking for a Nurse Practitioner Alcohol and Other Drugs to join our Psychiatric Emergency Care team on a full time basis.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides an advanced nursing practice role within the Emergency Department of Latrobe Regional Health with a key focus on specialist AOD screening, assessment, treatment and referral. The role is also responsible for delivering education, building the capacity of ED staff and some project work in relation to the development of AOD capacity at LRH.

Key areas of the role are:

  • Specialist AOD interventions
  • Implementing standardised and evidence based AOD tools
  • Education for emergency department staff to build their capacity to improve AOD screening, assessment, treatment and referral
  • Service coordination and developing integrated referral pathways with AOD providers and other services external to LRH
  • Developing strategies to meet the 4-hour NEAT for AOD presentations
  • Developing and implementing a secondary AOD consultation program to sub-regional emergency departments across Gippsland

The NP provides professional leadership for all staff of LRH and contributes to education, training and professional development across the service. The NP will work within the scope of practise as an endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner.

LRH employees enjoy access to:

  • Free access to our Staff Wellbeing Centre offering a range of health education and wellbeing services
  • Access to ongoing development through daily education sessions, bespoke training and career & study support.
  • Tailored flexible work options to support work life balance, including ADO’s, 5 weeks leave, regional salary packaging and additional purchased leave.
  • Fantastic social club activities and diverse and inclusive workplace activities
  • Workplace Wellbeing programs and activities uniquely designed for LRH staff

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Provision of high-quality evidence based care within an advanced nursing framework
  • Provision of a high level of organisational nursing leadership
  • Ability to actively participate in the management of human resources and the development of a skilled workforce
  • Ability to actively lead and contribute to a culture of improving performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team

For more information about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to contact Scott London on (03) 5173 8279 for a confidential discussion.

About LRH

LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (Medium) Award.  This prestigious award recognises the amazing work of our team in driving change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.

We are located 150 km east of Melbourne, and LRH is the regional provider of a broad range of specialist health services including hospital based, sub-acute and mental health services across Gippsland.

Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, with $217 million expansion nearing completion, offering improved maternity and paediatric facilities, larger intensive care unit, increase medical and surgical beds and additional operating theatres.

Explore all the great things happening at LRH – www.lrh.com.au and take the next step on your career journey by submitting your application for this and other roles here - https://lrh.mercury.com.au

Diversity and Inclusion

We actively embrace workforce diversity, equity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  LRH’s Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants and can be contacted on (03) 5173 8653.

IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for 3 COVID-19 doses and current season influenza vaccination, unless a valid medical exemption applies.

Nurse Practitioner - AOD

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Scott London - (03) 5173 8279
Riju Philip - (03) 5173 8000

Nurse Practitioner - AOD