Position Details
Reference Number 30064
Position Title Registered Nurse Psych G2
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area MHD / Acute Psychiatric Unit
Hours per Week 38.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced mental health Registered Nurse to join our Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit team.

The Acute Psychiatry Unit (APU) is located at Austin Hospital campus. The APU is a 30 beds inpatient unit and provides the following services:

19 acute beds for the North East Area Mental Health Service (NEAMHS) covering the municipalities of Banyule and Nillumbik and two regionalised specialist Programs:

  • 5 inpatient Eating Disorder Program beds
  • 6 inpatient Parent Infant Program beds

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate:

  • A patient focused approach to care
  • A positive approach to ongoing education
  • A flexibleinnovative team orientated approach to service delivery
  • A knowledge of Mental Health Act 2014 and other relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of recovery and collaborative clinical practice

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 Melissa Leslie
Contact Number (03) 9496 6418
Closing Date 23/09/2019
Position Description
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