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Reference Number 47363
Position Title Registered Psychiatirc Nurse RPN 2
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location Orygen Youth Health - Footscray
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • Full Time ongoing position
  • 80 hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Work in a collaborative and cohesive team

Life With Us:

Orygen Youth Health is a 16 bed Acute Mental health unit which provides care to young people between the age of 15-25, over the north-west region of Melbourne.

Join our team and work in a collaborative and cohesive manner with young people and their families often experiencing their first episode of mental illness. Our team is made up of Nursing, Medical, allied health, family peer support and peer support workers. 


A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Provide high quality standards of evidence based nursing care.
  • Engage in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care
  • Adhere to a philosophy of least restrictive intervention
  • Contribute to the development of an effective discharge plan
  • Provide appropriate patient education and referral to appropriate community providers
  • Your Contribution:
  • Bachelor Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively within multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated provision of high quality patient care
  • Developed assessment, clinical reasoning, problem solving and prioritisation skills
  • High motivation and willingness to learn
  • Previous experience in an acute psychiatric setting

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual,CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research
Connect With Us:
Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.
Contact Person Julie Blackburn
Contact Number 0383457558
Closing Date 23/04/2019
Position Description
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