Nurse Practitioner-Community MH

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

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 18686

Reference: 18686

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Nurse Practitioner - Community Mental Health

Latrobe Regional Health is a leading provider of mental health services in Gippsland, dedicated to providing high-quality, patient centred care to our community.

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Nurse Practitioner to join the Wonthaggi Community Mental Health team on a full time, ongoing basis.

As Nurse Practitioner you will:

  • Use your expert knowledge in Mental Health to provide advanced clinical assessments, diagnostics, care and intervention to patients
  • Provide advanced leadership, clinical supervision and guidance to the team
  • Use your high-level knowledge and skills to progress clinical care, policy and collaboration throughout LRH
  • Actively contribute to the achieve of clinical governance and research activities
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including external stakeholders
  • Practice within the scope of the Nurse Practitioner Standards

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Experience within Mental Health
  • Clinical leadership that influences clinical care
  • Ability to work at an advanced practice level
  • Drive towards best practice to deliver positive and recovery-focused outcomes
  • 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 Phil Chikwinya on (03) 5671 4500 or Philemon.Chikwinya@lrh.com.au for a confidential discussion.

You can take the next step in your career by submitting your application with LRH.

Have a listen to what our staff have to say about living and working in Gippsland.

LRH employees enjoy access to:

  • Free access to our Staff Well being 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

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-Community MH

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jason Crisp - (03) 5671 4500
Rita Sanderson - (03) 5128 0100

Nurse Practitioner-Community MH