Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Acute Adult Mental Health - Dandenong

Job posted: 06/03/2023
Applications close: 07/04/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 59602

Reference: 59602

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Full Time & Part Time ongoing Registered Nurse Positions
  • Acute Adult Inpatient Unit in a culturally diverse catchment area
  • Become a valued staff member in a supportive team

About Unit 1 Dandenong - Ault Mental Health Service

Unit 1 at Monash Health Dandenong is a 25 Bed inpatient unit which sits within the Dandenong Adult Mental Health Service under the Mental Health Program. The service provides care to consumers aged between 25-65 who require short-term inpatient management and treatment during an acute phase of mental illness. Situated in Dandenong, Unit 1 services a culturally diverse population. The multidisciplinary team work with consumers to provide a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, whilst also working collaboratively with families and carers to provide education and guidance on how to best support consumers during their recovery.

About the Role

Unit 1 is looking for experienced Mental Health Registered Nurses with a passion for providing recovery focused patient centred care to consumers during an acute or severe phase of mental illness;

  • Full time and Part time permanent positions available
  • 7 day rotating rosters across all shifts
  • Delivery of day to day patient care
  • Clinical management and decision making

About You

Bringing your passion and genuine interest into Acute Mental Health, you understand the complexities of working in this setting. You are a dynamic, key team player and willing to contribute to the continual improvement of your skills and knowledge as a Mental Health practitioner.

You also have:

  • You have completed or are working towards Post Graduate Qualifications in Mental Health and possess experience in working and providing patient care within the mental health sector in an acute hospital setting, whilst also understanding the Mental Health Act 2014
  • You possess a patient centred approach to your provision of care and work towards making a positive difference, in line with the Monash health iCARE values
  • You understand and demonstrate the values set within an organisation within every aspect of your practice and role model others to do the same
  • You communicate and have the ability to work well within a team environment and demonstrate openness to change and innovation within the workplace

What you need:

  • Demonstrated Nursing experience, in an Acute Inpatient Unit or a Mental Health Graduate Program
  • Minimum of post graduate Diploma in Mental Health nursing
  • OR experience in a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program
  • OR hold a specialist post basic course which led to registration as a Psychiatric Nurse
  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards
  • Current Australian AHPRA nursing registration
  • The ability to live and work in Victoria (Australia) without restriction, including ability to obtain all necessary police clearances and a Working with Children Check

Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 people work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise 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 and ICare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

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

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

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Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Acute Adult Mental Health - Dandenong

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Grace Sodomaco - 0429279629

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Acute Adult Mental Health - Dandenong