Position Details
Reference Number 22278
Position Title Registered Nurse
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Division Pine Lodge Clinic
Location Pinelodge
Award Pine Lodge Enterprise Agreements Nurses
Classification ER - Reg Nurse Grade 2 - 38 H
Salary $58,145.00 to $76,679.00
Hours per Fortnight 60.80
Position Summary

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

The Position

St John of God Pinelodge Clinic is a 54-bed private hospital offering specialised psychiatric and drug and alcohol treatment and care, and is located in Dandenong, a South Eastern suburb of Melbourne. Encompassing in-patient services, day-patient therapy programs and a community outreach service, St. John of God Pinelodge Clinic prides itself on providing dynamic and recovery based care for all our patients, throughout all stages of their recovery.

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced Registered Nurse to join our friendly, dynamic team on the Norfolk Unit. Norfolk is a 36 bed specialised mental health unit providing patient centred and progressive psychiatric care to those with varying psychiatric presentations from the age of 18.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic caregiver who would be responsible for the provision of comprehensive patient care, supervision and preceptorship of graduate and undergraduate nurses. This position will be offered on a permanent part time basis, contracted to 60.8 hours per fortnight, working a rotating roster and reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager.

Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse, possession of a post-graduate qualification in Mental Health or equivalent and clinical skills in the area of Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis Nursing are essential for further consideration.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to work within and contribute to the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Current egistration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse.
  • Post Graduate Mental Health qualification or equivalent.
  • Advanced clinical skills, knowledge and experience in the areas of Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis nursing.
  • Ability to conduct relevant risk assessments including mental health risk assessment, mental state examinations and Drug and Alcohol assessments.
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to delegate, motivate and work as an effective member of the team.
  • Ability to educate patients, family and staff.
  • Sound planning and organisational skills.
  • The ability to work a flexible roster, including afternoons and weekends

The benefits:

  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Excellent Employee Benefits & Corporate Discounts
  • Friendly & Supportive Team Environment
  • Onsite Parking & Uniforms
  • Employee Assistance Program

All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description). 

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

For enquiries about this position, applicants should contact Meg Evans, Nurse Unit Manager, on (03) 8793 9465.

Contact Person Meg Evans
Contact Number (03) 8793 9465
Closing Date 11/01/2018
Position Description
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