The West Coast DHB is looking to employee a CMHN to provide high quality Mental Health Nursing care across the West Coast region.
There really is nothing like the wild beauty of the South Island's West Coast. From the glaciers in the south to Punakaiki and the drive to the Heaphy Track in the north. Westport has easy access to them all, with its flower lined streets, the Buller River, historic architecture, cosy cafes and soon to be, the site of a brand new hospital.
The Community Mental Health Nurse we seek will be a Registered Nurse, who has the clinical skills required to assist people with current or ongoing Mental Health problems and to maintain their place in the community.
The key deliverables are:
The CMHN role includes case management of longer term clients, working collaboratively with the client, their family and within the wider MDT. Through the treatment process (assessment, treatment, reviews and discharge) the CMHN will ensure the delivery of focussed intervention that is designed to minimise the impact of episodes of mental illness on the individual and their family; support the person in a speedy return to the optimum level of health and independence.
To be successful in this role it is essential you:
This is a permanent full-time position with a weekend roster of 2nd on call 0900-1300. For a complete list of competencies and more detailed in formation please see the attached position description or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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