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Registered Psychiatric Nurse

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Job Information

Job Listing Date
30 Sept 2020
Location
Mildura & Murray
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health

Mildura Base Public Hospital (MBPH) is seeking a dynamic, caring, motivated and innovative Registered Nurse / Enrolled Nurse to join the Inpatient Unit on a CASUAL basis.

The Organisation

The Mental Health Unit, forming part of Mildura Base Public Hospital, offers a range of inpatient and community based services for people with mental illness in the Northern Mallee Region.  We promote and provide a work environment that embraces professional development and supports staff to maximize growth through internal and external education including Trauma Informed Care, Mental State Examination, Psychiatric Assessment and more.  We also offer an environment that genially cares about the health and wellbeing of all staff.

About the Role:

The Inpatient Unit consists of 14 beds and caters for a variety of clients that are requiring hospital admission for a variety of Mental Health disorders.  The inpatient unit maintains a high standard of care through the completion of skill competencies, regular supervision and the provision and encouragement of ongoing professional development to provide a client, family and recovery inclusive approach to the care of clients.

About You:

As a Registered Nurse, you will have AHPRA registration and extensive clinical skills and experience within the medical field.  You will be self-motivated and you must be prepared to work a variety of shifts on a rotating roster that will include days, lates, nights, weekends and public holidays. A Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health would be desirable. 

In Addition, you will also have:

  • The ability to work effectively in a  team environment and independently
  • A strong focus on time management and communication skills
  • You will be dedicated to a team orientated work place and be prepared to work in a an environment that can offer challenges
  • Positive self – awareness and a caring and nurturing personality.

Why Choose Mildura Base Public Hospital?

Mildura Base Public Hospital has 172 beds, and is a tertiary teaching hospital (Level 1) providing public hospital services to the community of Mildura and the Sunraysia District. 

 We promote and provide a work environment that embraces professional development and supports staff to maximize growth through internal and external education opportunities.

Mildura is a vibrant multicultural regional city located on the Murray River with its own in-land beach. Offering excellent dining, cafes with great coffee, quality shopping with unique local stores, arts and sporting events a plenty. We should also mention, traffic is a breeze to navigate, the rental market and cost of living is affordable when compared to the cost of metro living. Mildura really is a beautiful place! 

Employment Conditions

This position is classified under the Victorian Public Mental Health services Enterprise Agreement.  This is a Grade 2 Position. Offers of employment are conditional on being able to provide appropriate qualifications and registrations along with immunisations, a National Police Check and an Employee Working with Children’s Check.

To obtain a Position Description for this role please contact HR on humanresources@mbph.org.au

If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact:

Erin Fisher – Inpatient Unit NUM
E: efisher@mbph.org.au

To apply for this position you must apply by pressing ‘apply now’ button below.  Please ensure that you attach a CV along with three professional referees.

 

Applications close COB 29 October 2020

 

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

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