Registered Nurse Oasis Child Unit

Job posted: 01/09/2021
Applications close: 30/09/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 49350

Reference: 49350

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • OASIS Child Unit within Early in Life Mental Health Services (ELMHS) at Monash Health

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

The Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS) offers assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents from 0-18 years in the southern region. Offering inpatient and community treatment, individual, family and group based treatment; we work with people experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, school refusal, eating disorders, self-harm, suicidal ideation or psychosis. All our Inpatient Units are purpose built, with two facilities located within Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH).

The OASIS Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit is an 8 bed state of the art facility housed in MCH providing emergency and planned assessment admissions for children (under 13 years) with neuro development and psychiatric disturbance. The model of care is designed to admit the child with a parent / carer to provide greater opportunity for dyadic and family interventions to achieve better outcomes.

About The Role

The Registered Nurse (RN) role will help embed a model of care for children with co-existing neurodevelopmental and psychiatric difficulties and their families.

The RN will work closely with an expert multi-disciplinary team dedicated to improving child mental health and be part of a centre for excellence with an integrated clinical and research program.

This role will enable the RN to work in an innovative service with children and their families to deliver exceptional care to children with neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders, and their families/carers.

We currently have Permanent Full Time and Part Time positions available for RN's, working across a 24/7 rotating roster and be an integral part of an Australian first specialist service.

 About You:

  • Excellent clinical skills in working with individuals who are in distress & face complex issues

  • Proactive in your nursing care & management

  • Excited to work in a team environment to promote the health & well-being of your patients & their families.

  • Experience in mental health care & knowledge of developmental disorders such as autism or intellectual disability.

  • Advocate of Monash Health’s iCare values

What You Need:

  • A relevant Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health (or completion of specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic courses 0f training which led to registration as Div. 3 Nurse

  • Demonstrated Nursing experience

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing toward quality improvements & National Standards

  • 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

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How To Apply

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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.  Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

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Susie Lambrianidis - 0481916020

Registered Nurse Oasis Child Unit