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About the role

Temporary full time opportunity to provide nursing care at an advanced scope of clinical practice, including expanded skills and knowledge in acute mental health. The role will focus on acute assessment, formulation, and treatment planning, inclusive of appropriate brief interventions, to consumers with complex mental health and dual diagnosis issues, their families, carers, and relevant stakeholders. This role works collaboratively with the interprofessional team and contributes to enhanced consumer/person outcomes by actively leading and supporting existing and emerging nursing -led models of care, whilst maintaining flexibility and responsiveness to the needs of the health service and consumers.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can carry out the following key accountabilities in accordance with the Metro North Health's values:
• Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in accordance with Schedule 2, Nurses and Midwives (Queensland Health Award... (2015) - Generic Level Statements (GLS) Nurse Grade 8 and the Queensland Health and Metro North Health's commitments and values, in achievement of the organisational goals and Domains of Practice.
• Demonstrate autonomy, accountability, and competence for expanded practice in providing client-focused care within a nursing model including advanced health assessment of consumer's/person's clinical condition, development, and implementation of appropriately documented management plan.
• Provide specialist nursing interventions that demonstrate an expanded level of nursing knowledge and skills in the practice acute mental health care.
• Provide clinical expertise in response to changing trends in practice or population demand for the specialty of acute mental health care.

Health Equity

It is expected that all Metro North Health staff, including the incumbent of this role as a valuable member of the Metro North workforce, contribute to the health equity agenda and meet the intent of supporting the defined six actions that specifically meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS), by actively supporting the elimination of racial discrimination and institutional racism; supporting increased access to health care; influencing the social, cultural and economic determinants of health; supporting the delivery of sustainable, culturally safe and responsive health services; and recognise the importance of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities and organisations to design, deliver, monitor and review the health and support services we provide.

Benefits when working for us
• Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
• Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
• Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
• Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

Job ad reference number: MH571294Close date: Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

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