Registered Psychiatric Nurse Macalister

Job posted: 01/05/2024
Applications close: 29/05/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 18963

Reference: 18963

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Macalister

  • Salary dependant on qualifications
  • Rotating roster, shift hours, weekend work
  • Opportunities for career advancement

Based in Gippsland, Latrobe Regional Health are looking for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join our Macalister team on a part time, ongoing basis.

The Macalister Unit is for people over the age of 65 with mental health or behavioural issues. The unit has 10 acute assessment beds and 10 nursing home beds for people with complex needs.

The Registered Psychiatric Nurseis responsible for providing high quality, safe clinical services in the Unit and ensuring the achievement of quality patient outcomes are in line with LRH clinical and customer service standards.

LRH employees enjoy access to:

  • Free access to our Staff Wellbeing Centre offering a range of health education and wellbeing services
  • Access to ongoing development through daily education sessions, bespoke training and career & study support
  • Tailored flexible work options to support work life balance, including ADO’s, 5 weeks leave, regional salary packaging and additional purchased leave
  • Fantastic social club activities and diverse and inclusive workplace activities
  • Workplace Wellbeing programs and activities uniquely designed for LRH staff

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Registered Nurse Division 1* or 3, with current AHPRA registration
  • Evidence of recent clinical experience
  • Experience in Mental Health field
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to mental health clients
  • Adherence to safe practice standards and policies
  • Sound knowledge of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022 and other relevant legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external services
  • Working knowledge of NSQHS and National Standards for Mental Health Services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team

(*Indicates with a formal Post-Graduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing)

For more information about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to contact Kerry Van Breugelon (03) 5173 8508  or kerry.vanbreugel@lrh.com.au for a confidential discussion.

About LRH

LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (Medium) Award.  This prestigious award recognises the amazing work of our team in driving change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.

We are located 150 km east of Melbourne, and LRH is the regional provider of a broad range of specialist health services including hospital based, sub-acute and mental health services across Gippsland.

Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, with $223.5 million expansion recently completed, offering improved maternity and paediatric facilities, larger intensive care unit, increase medical and surgical beds and additional operating theatres.

Explore all the great things happening at LRH – www.lrh.com.au and take the next step on your career journey by submitting your application for this and other roles here - https://lrh.mercury.com.au

Diversity and Inclusion

We actively embrace workforce diversity, equity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  LRH’s Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants and can be contacted on (03) 5173 8653.

IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for 3 COVID-19 doses and current season influenza vaccination, unless a valid medical exemption applies.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Macalister

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kerry Van Breugel - (03) 5173 8508

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Macalister