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Position Details
Reference Number 91625
Position Title Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Acute Inpatients
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Central Coast Local Health District
Geographical Location Gosford
Advertised Award/Classification Registered Nurse
Salary $1,039.40 - $1,459.60
Number of FTE 3.00
Purpose of Position

The Registered Nurse in the Acute Inpatient Unit will coordinate and provide high quality nursing care, specialising in the assessment, planning and implementation of strategies to manage patients with mental illnesses who exhibit high risk behaviours and/or complex needs. This will involve liaison with other mental health services throughout the Central Coast Local Health District with regard to the referral, admission and return transfer of these patients


We are seeking an experienced Mental Health Nurse to join our team at Gosford Mental Health Inpatient Unit.

Please address the essential Criteria in your application.

Selection Criteria Demonstrated skills in computer use and applications such as Windows, word processing and database use

Demonstrated commitment to consumer participation

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

Demonstrated ability to work a seven day rotation roster including morning, evening and night shifts

Demonstrable knowledge and experience in managing risks associated with acute mental illness

Demonstrable recent experience and competencies in mental health assessment, client management & nursing interventions in an adult acute inpatient mental health setting

Registered Nurse Division 1 with current AHPRA National registration and holds a current authority to practice.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website
Contact Person Graham Flack
Contact Number 0243203170
Closing Date 08/08/2012
Supporting Documents
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