ECT Coordinator RPN G4

Job posted: 14/10/2020
Applications close: 10/11/2020 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 34731

Reference: 34731

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic and experienced ECT Coordinator to join Mental Health Division on part time basis.As ECT coordinator, you will influence and lead the day to day running of ECT, ensuring the highest of standards are achieved in all aspects of care. This position will require you to work closely in partnership with the Director of Therapeutic Brain Stimulation, the inpatient and community-based services in the mental health division as well as Austin Health’s operating theatres staff, anaesthetists and psychiatrists.

Essential Knowledge and skills:

  • Registered Nurse, Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Psychiatric or Mental Health Nursing or equivalent

  • Demonstrated commitment to recovery-based practice and Safewards Framework

  • Demonstrated commitment to the development of quality mental health nursing care

  • A thorough knowledge of the principals of clinical or professional supervision

  • Highly developed communication and teaching skills to effectively support a wide range of nursing experience and skill level

  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of care to consumers in the least restrictive and intrusive manner, respecting rights, privacy and dignity

  • Experience in collaborating with consumers, carers, and nominated other persons in the treatment process

  • Experience in the delivery of care in a gender, family, and culturally sensitive manner and environment

  • A thorough knowledge of the Mental Health Act (2014) and other relevant legislation and Department of Health and Human Services initiatives

  • Experience and proficiency in computer skills


  • Previous experience as an ECT Coordinator

  • Masters qualification in Psychiatric or Mental Health Nursing or equivalent

  • Demonstrated experience in leading training and educational initiatives

  • Ability to support process redesign and to support and coach staff in the implementation of redesign projects and change to practice initiatives

  • Knowledge of professional issues in nursing and a good understanding of the Victorian Public Health care system and future health care trends

  • Sound understanding of information technology including clinical system, applications relevant to the management of rostering and risk management reporting, or others as required for the role/department

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

ECT Coordinator RPN G4

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Karanvir Sharma - (03) 9496 6461
Dr Timothy Rolfe - (03) 9496 2396

ECT Coordinator RPN G4