Registered Nurse - Mental Health, Kamala - Lismore

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Registered Nurse
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REQ105904 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (17 weeks)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $31.58 - $44.34 per hour
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ105904

This vacancy is maternity leave relief for an initial period of up to 17 weeks for 24 hours per week; the hours and period of employment may change according to the maternity leave requirements.  There is also the possibility of an extension at same / reduced hours.


Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

 

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au

 
Where you’ll be working
 
“A healthy community through quality care”
 

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 

 

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District



What you'll be doing
 
The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality person-centred nursing care in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia Standards for Practice for Registered Nurses, and the Policies and Procedures of the MoH and NNSWLHD.  

Nursing care is provided utilising the principles of Trauma Informed Care and Recovery and   in accordance with the National Practice Standards for Mental Health Workforce 2013 and the NSW Health Mental Health Competencies. 

  1. Current registration with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) Availability and capacity to participate in a 24 hour/ seven-day rotating roster which includes working all shifts, all days of the week including public holidays.
  2. Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  3. Knowledge and understanding of person-centred care, evidence-based practice and quality improvement.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of and ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.
  5. Experience working in a relevant mental health setting
  6. Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Trauma Informed Care and Recovery principles in the care of people with mental health issues.
  7. Demonstrated and articulated knowledge of the NSW Mental Health Act, NSW Mental Health Competency Standards and National Practice Standards for Mental Health Workforce 2013.
  8. Demonstrated ability to use problem solving skills and a multidisciplinary team approach in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient care.


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Peter Lacey on Peter.Lacey@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 27th May, 2019 

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