03 Apr, 2020

Registered Nurse or Clinical Nurse - Mental Health - Emergency Department

  • SA Health
  • Elizabeth Vale SA, Australia
Permanent Part Time Mental Health Clinician Registered Nurse

Job Description

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Northern Mental Health Service,
    Elizabeth Vale
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $75,661 - $103,935 (pro rata) - RN/M1;
    $87,817 - $112,041 (pro rata) - RN/M2C - Perm P/T (30.78 hrs p/wk)


$75,661 - $103,935 (pro rata) - RN/M1; $87,817 - $112,041 (pro rata) - RN/M2C - Perm P/T (30.78 hrs p/wk)


Mental Health,   Nursing  


Working within the Lyell McEwin Hospital Emergency Department, you will provide high quality mental health nursing care to consumers in the emergency setting. Assessing individual patient needs, you will plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options. You will also provide health education, counselling and rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual patients or groups. You will support newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing mental health care. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. SA Health is committed to policy development, facilities planning and advancing Mental Health Reform throughout the State and the community. The mental health system is focused on improving service integration, governance, population based services, consumer and carer engagement, and recovery focused care.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With experience in mental health nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. You will have the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and to prioritise workloads. You will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within an emergency department setting.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 17 April 2020

For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 719874

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Closing Date for Applications

17 April 2020

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