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Nurses classified at this level provide nursing services in health service settings. Nurses working at this level develop from novice practitioners to a proficient level of professional practice.
They consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience.
At this level the nurse accepts accountability for their own standards of nursing care and for activities delegated to others.
Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and National Standards and in a manner consistent with the stated vision and values of SA Health, the Nurse under the guidance of, or with access to a Level 2 / 3 Mental Health Nurse, uses the process of nursing to deliver direct and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management to consumers within a designated practice setting.
The provision of education, counselling and group work is considered essential components of care which are directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery.
This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations.
Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia and holds a current practising certificate. Hold a qualification in mental health nursing equivalent to a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref : 716465
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The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.