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Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse - Aged Psychiatric Unit

  • Location Caulfield Hospital
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closes in 4 days
    Published on 8 Jan 2020
  • Job no: 26617
  • Categories: Nurse, Enrolled Nurse

Alfred Health

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.

  • Enrolled Nurse - Baringa Aged Psychiatry Inpatient Unit
  • Full time -  80 Hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Rotating shifts (am/pm/night/weekend)
  • Located at Caulfield Hospital
  • Staff benefits

An exciting opportunity exists for an Enrolled Nurse to join the team in the Baringa Aged Psychiatry Inpatient Unit

The Caulfield Aged Psychiatry Service provides inpatient and community based assessment, treatment and ongoing management for people generally over the age of 65 years with a mental health disorder including psychological & behavioural disturbances

As an Enrolled Nurse you will be an integral member of the nursing team. Reporting to the Nurse Manager, you will be responsible for the provision of health care needs of patients within Baringa, developing, implementing and evaluating a plan of care in partnership with the patient and overseen by the Registered Nurse.

You will have a commitment to high standards of care, strong interpersonal and communication skills and an empathetic approach to care together with a positive attitude. Knowledge and skills in aged persons mental health nursing would be highly desirable. Medication endorsement is essential.

The Enrolled Nurse will demonstrate strong clinical skills, the ability to engage complex clients and communicate effectively with all staff and service providers to achieve strong outcomes for patients. The ability to work collaboratively is essential to this role.

 

Alfred Health's staff benefits include salary packaging, on site car parking, discounted private health insurance, gym and library facilities.

For further details please contact Steve Flynn, Nurse Unit Manager, Baringa Inpatient Unit on 9076 6395

 

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 4 days - 23 Jan 2020
  • Published on 08 Jan 2020, 11:58 PM