Registered Nurse, Mental Health Intensive Care
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Sydney Region, AU
4d ago
source : I work for NSW

An exciting opportunity exists for an applicant with a strong interest in and commitment to Mental Health to join the very experienced and dedicated Mental Health Intensive Care Team.

Employment Type : Permanent Full Time and Part Time

Position Classification : Registered Nurse

Remuneration : $32.37 - $45.45 Per Hour

Hours Per Week : Up to 38

Requisition ID : REQ167190

Where you'll be working

Mental Health Intensive Care Unit, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

What you'll be doing

The Registered Nurse (RN) within Mental Health Drug and Alcohol (MHDA) Services leads and supports quality patient health outcomes with a focus of recovery across a range of health care settings.

The RN assumes a leadership role within the nursing team supporting, coaching and leading nursing staff including Enrolled Nurses (EN) and Assistants in Nursing (AIN).

The RN plans, implements and evaluates specific mental health nursing care activities that support the multidisciplinary health care team and ensures safe practice within adopted models of care.

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria :

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.
  • Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.

  • Registered Nurse Division 1 with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current mental health, drug and alcohol clinical knowledge and clinical problem solving ability.
  • A commitment to excellence in mental health nursing practice and continuing professional development.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • An understanding of the professional, ethical and legal requirements of the Registered Nurse.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of information technology systems.
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