Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Job posted: 09/09/2021
Applications close: 07/10/2021 (Midnight)
19 days remaining

19 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 58754

Reference: 58754

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

RMH/Mental Health Nursing

                       Why not take your career to the next level by joining

  • Melbourne’s leading public provider of mental health service

  • One of the most innovative and award winning mental health nursing workforce in Melbourne

  • A service with an in house Academic unit that promotes evidence informed Nursing Care

  • The leader in Mental Health Nursing workforce Reform

  • A service that promotes Value based leadership development pathways

  • A service located across multiple site locations in North Western Melbourne

  • FT, PT, Fixed term and Casual employment opportunities available

Hear from Nurses who have made the journey

The Royal Melbourne Hospital/Sunshine Hospital/Northern Hospital/Broadmeadows

RMH (NorthWestern Mental Health) is the largest providers of Mental Health Services in Victoria.  Our multidisciplinary workforce provides a recovery-oriented approach to care. RMH (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A workforce of 1,700 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (Inner West, Mid West, North West and Northern), an Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program and a Youth Mental Health Service – ORYGEN Youth Health.

Why RMH (NWMH) Mental Health Nursing

  • People First: With a Utilitarianism approach, NWMH is committed to providing a comprehensive hospital-based, community and specialist mental health service to young people, adults and older people. In line with the RMH vision: To advance health for everyone, every day.

  • Excellence Together: We are committed to working in partnership with people and their families or carers during their treatment, care and recovery.

  • Sustainable Practice: If you are passionate and interested in joining an organisation that offers high quality evidence based pathways for emerging mental health nurses then come and hone your skills with like-minded colleagues.

  • Lead with Kindness: Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

What’s expected of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse

  • Demonstrate a commitment to ensuring patients understand and maintain the best possible physical and mental health, in addition to understanding the most effective delivery of Evidence- Based Practice.

  • A comprehensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation; a sound knowledge of and demonstrated skills in risk assessment, mental state assessment, person-centred care planning

  • Ability to deliver acute mental health nursing care from a Strengths-Based, Recovery-Focused framework.

  • Demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills to facilitate communicative consultation, liaison and negotiation with patients, carers, family members, and members of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Independent clinical practice working with a multidisciplinary clinical care team  

  • Patient advocacy, collaborative patient and unit management, research, supervision and mentorship/ preceptorship and facilitation of groups.

Our Commitment to you:

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

To Apply

Please ensure the required application documents are either in Word or Pdf format.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse

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Registered Psychiatric Nurse