Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Fixed term - 6 month position
Part-time - 64 hours per fortnight
Alfred Psychiatry sits within the Division of Ambulatory Services & Mental Health at The Alfred. It comprises both adult and child & adolescent services and a research unit. There is an important relationship also with the aged mental health service at Caulfield General Medical Centre (CGMC).
The Associate Nurse Manager is a member of the nursing leadership team within Acute Adult Inpatient Mental Health Ward who assists the Nurse Manager to operationalise the core values of the organisation, and plays a pivotal role in meeting broader organisational imperatives. Inherent within the requirement of this role is a capacity of the Associate Nurse Manager to work rotating shifts and undertake leadership of the night duty period for at least 3 months annually. She/He supports excellence in clinical practice and promotes the development of nurses, ensuring the philosophy of nursing and standards of practice are consistently reflected in professional practice and patient care. Together with the Nurse Manager, the Associate Nurse Manager is responsible for managing clinical risk and implementing systems and processes to improve patient outcomes. The Associate Nurse Manager facilitates timely patient access and flow across the continuum of care.
Currently Registered Nurse Division 1 or 3, registration with AHPRA.
Relevant post-graduate diploma or working toward same.
Recent acute clinical mental health nursing background in a relevant health service
Easy public transport access
For more information, please contact Gamze Sonmez, Ground Floor Psychiatry Nurse Unit Manager on 90763912
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.