Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse

Job posted: 23/06/2022
Applications close: 14/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 53920

Reference: 53920

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About The Role

As an Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse within our team, we look for you to be an integral member within the multi-disciplinary team.

You will be directly delivering care to our acute adult inpatients at their most critical time of need, supporting them and their families/carers of both clinical and psychological care, group facilitation and medical attention. Unit 1 works within the Primary Psychiatric Nursing model of care and is effective through building rapport with a particular patient from admission to discharge, providing the patient and their family/carer with a primary contact through their recovery with Monash Health.

The key components of the role include:

  • Ensuring effective delivery of clinical services to consumers of the Mental Health Program, utilizing nursing skills, knowledge and expertise

  • Conducting full nursing assessments of patients including assessment of their physical status, clinical observations, metabolic status and any other concerns related to a patient’s medical and physical condition

  • Being dedicated to the delivery of high quality, person centred care in line with Monash Health’s iCARE values and key performance indicators

  • Working under the direct supervision of the Associate Nurse Manager and Registered Nurses within the team

We are privileged to have a dynamic work force that are dedicated to providing the best patient care, provide a sound learning environment that is friendly, professional, collaborative and culturally diverse.

About You

You are a driven, motivated Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse with demonstrated clinical knowledge within Acute Mental Health OR looking to consolidate your clinical skills and understanding after studies within this specialty area.

To further your application you will need:

  • Meet the criteria for PEN2

  • Demonstrated Nursing experience within a Mental Health setting

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration

What We Offer

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

  • Mentorship and career guidance

  • Support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • A supportive learning environment, with exposure to all areas of our large Mental Health department

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.

How to Apply

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

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Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse