Position Details
Reference Number 37815
Position Title Consultation Liaison Eating Disorders Nurse
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry
Hours per Week 24.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers. Comprising the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Royal Talbot Rehabilitation, Hospital in the Home and community based health services; Austin Health is an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research, with numerous university and research institute affiliations.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Psychiatric Liaison Eating Disorder Nurse, RPN4 fixed-term part-time to join our Consultation Liaison Psychiatry.

This position requires the assessment of in-patients in the general hospital setting who have an Eating Disorder or symptoms indicative of a suspected Eating Disorder. The patient cohort will cover paediatrics and adult.  The candidate must provide high quality engagement, assessment, treatment and support services to individuals and their families, using best practice principles including Family Inclusive Practice and Dual Diagnosis Principles. Our programs provide support, skills and education in the treatment and management of eating disorders and co-occurring diagnosis in line with Austin Health’s standards, policies, practice guidelines and legal requirements.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities as listed on the Position Description.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin 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.

Contact Person Christina Lambros
Contact Number (03) 9496 6672
Alternate Contact Person Julie Hume
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 6412
Closing Date 28/06/2021
Position Description
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