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Registered Nurse, Mental Health Intensive Care Unit (MHICU) - Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Registered Nurse

Remuneration: $70,049.73 - $98,351.39 per annum, plus superannuation

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ495810

Come Work With Us!

Are you a passionate mental health nurse with experience in a challenging, high acuity inpatient setting wanting to share your knowledge and skills and maybe looking for a change? Come join our team in the MHICU providing comprehensive and intensive mental health care to those who need it most in a supportive and engaging environment.

For more information we encourage you to contact Sarah Rosin on Sarah.Rosin@health.nsw.gov.au

Interviews are expected to be held between 1 July 2024 an 5 July 2024.

Where you'll be working

Mental Health Intensive Care Unit (MHICU), Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service, located on the Prince of Wales Hospital campus, Randwick.

What... You'll Be Doing

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is 'exceptional care, healthier lives'. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it. All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees.

The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients of the Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service consistent with SESLHD and Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service policies, procedures and standards.

The vision for nursing in the Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service is to provide meaning and purpose to plan for the future; have reference to an inspirational statement that is consistent with the purpose and values of nursing; and to inspire nurses to provide the highest quality healthcare to patients in any circumstance.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

All workers and new recruits are required to receive 2 doses of a Therapeutic Goods Administration approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine to commence employment/ engagement or continue to work within a NSW Health service.

A worker and new recruit will be considered compliant if they have a medical contraindication to all available Therapeutic Goods Administration approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccines and provide medical contraindication evidence in line with the policy requirements.

In addition, all Category A workers and new recruits are required to receive one dose of the seasonal influenza vaccine annually to be considered compliant.

Category A workers and new recruits who are non-compliant with seasonal influenza vaccination or have a medical contraindication to influenza or COVID-19 vaccinations must comply with all other infection control risk reduction strategies as directed while working in a Category A position.

SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Candidates

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates and we have an Aboriginal Employment Consultant that can provide support. If you have any questions or would like guidance on the recruitment process, please contact the SESLHD Aboriginal Employment Team via email to: SESLHD-AboriginalWorkforce@health.nsw.gov.au

Selection Criteria
• Tertiary qualifications in Nursing and current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.
• Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
• Demonstrated ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery and to guide others in providing service excellence.
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.
• Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
• Demonstrated understanding of recovery principles and commitment to the philosophy and practice of consumer, family and carer participation and consumer focused care.
• Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver high quality patient care in Mental Health at a post graduate level
• Proven experience in the provision of care and assessment and management of risk within the mental health environment

Need more information?
• Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
• Find out more about applying for this position

Applications Close: 23 June 2024
Sydney NSW Australia


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