Registered Nurse - Mental Health Inpatient Unit, The Sutherland Hospital

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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $64,184.86 - $90,122.83 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ125999

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Are you a nurse experienced in MH and looking for a change? Come join our team and work alongside specialities from medicine, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, diversional therapy, psychology, and peer support workers working collaboratively with the consumer to achieve best outcomes.

Where you'll be working
Inpatient Mental Health Unit, Sutherland Mental Health Service, Sutherland Hospital, Caringbah


What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees. The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients of the Sutherland Mental Health Service consistent with SESLHD and Sutherland Mental Health Service policies, procedures and standards.  
 
 

 

Selection Criteria

 

1. Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.
2. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
3. Demonstrated ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery and to guide others in providing service excellence.
4. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.
5. Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
6. Demonstrated understanding of recovery principles and commitment to the philosophy and practice of consumer, family and carer participation and consumer focused care.
7. Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver high quality patient care in Mental Health at a post graduate level
8. Proven experience in the provision of care and assessment and management of risk within the mental health environment



Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Alyce Kirk on alyce.kirk@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 22 September 2019

12 September 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Caringbah
Salary: $64,184.86 - $90,122.83 per annum AUD per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
Only direct applications will be considered


NSW Health

Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000
Web: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/