100 AU$ / Monthly

Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Dandenong, Monash Health

Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Dandenong, Monash Health

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  • Job type: Full time
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary type: Monthly
  • Occupation: Registered psychiatric nurse
  • Min. Salary: 80.000

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  • Country: Australia
  • Region: Victoria
  • City: Dandenong
  • Address: Dandenong

Description + Description -

Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse - SECU - Dandenong Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing Entity Monash Health Department Unit 4 - SECU Location Dandenong Hospital Position Summary Join our supportive nursing team and expand on your knowledgeBring your innovation to make an impact on outstanding patient careOngoing full or part time opportunities at DandenongWorking in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful Our Journey: The Secure Extended Care Unit (Unit 4) is a 50 bed Inpatient Unit based at Dandenong Hospital. SECUs provide medium to long-term inpatient treatment and rehabilitation for people who have unremitting and severe symptoms of mental illness or disorder with an associated significant disturbance in behaviour that preclude their living in a less restricted environment. SECU has a recovery-based model of care. It provides mental health service to patients identified as needing a longer stay in a bed based service to support extensive treatment, assessment, formulation and management recommendations.Our collaborative multi-disciplinary team made up of: Social workers; Occupational Therapists; Clinical and Neuro Psychologist; Exercise Physiologist; Dietician; Music Therapist; Psychiatrists and Nurses provides targeted treatment and rehabilitation programs that maximise individual functioning, minimise the barriers to recovery, and promote return to community livingA Day in the Life: No two days will be the same, and this is what is challenging and exciting about coming into work within our skilled nursing workforceOur Registered nurses are passionate about Psychiatry which is why they became Mental Health Nurses in the first place. They love coming to work every day to be able to provide goal orientated holistic, patient centred care for our consumers. They work on recovery, providing consistent care that is centred around each individual and their needs, instilling hope into their journey. You’ll enjoy the variety and challenge that comes from working with likeminded skilled senior staff and clinical mentors, while being supported by others across the program and across our large, complex health service. We are a collaborative service and we encourage opportunities to grow your career and work in a team to ensure this consistency across our consumers journey, which doesn’t end at discharge.We have full time and part time opportunities across a 24/7 rotational roster. Ours is a highly connected team with strong shared values and a commitment to excellence. What You Bring: You have passion and genuine interest in Acute Mental Health and inpatient services, and 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:Demonstrated Nursing experience in Mental HealthWorking towards or have completed a Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health nursingDemonstrate a willingness to learn and grow your experience in this area through commitment to the team Current Australian AHPRA nursing registrationIn Return We will provide a safe and fast paced environment where you will be challenged and you will learn something new every day. You will be supported within the team and we value your experience and contribution to the workforce. We love to see your passion, enjoying what you do best, while building rapport with your patients to ensure that each day brings hope to their recovery and discharge. This brings you back to why you chose Nursing as a career!For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Matthew Parker on 0400 144 884Monash Health is a great place to work Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:salary packaging options that increase your take-home paya comprehensive Health and Wellbeing programfree flu vaccinationsprivate health insurance at discounted rateshealth imaging services+ moreMonash 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 DocumentsPlease note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date. Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities at Monash Health. Selection Criteria Registered with AHPRA - Nursing & Midwifery BoardGraduate diploma in psychiatric /mental health nursing or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course of training which led to registration as a Division 3 nurse.Demonstrated minimum 1 year experience working in bed based Mental Health serviceAustralian citizen or permanent resident If you are an Employee of Monash Health, then you need to sign in with your Monash Health account using either your Monash Health Employee Number or Monash Health Email Address.

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