Clinical Nurse – Acute Inpatient Unit, Queensland Health

  • Company:
    Queensland Goverment
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

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Clinical Nurse – Acute Inpatient Unit

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ ))
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston

Provide expert clinical knowledge and clinical care for consumers/persons with a variety of conditions related to acute mental health disorders and support the general function of unit through role modelling, education/training and application of the principles of contemporary evidence based consumer/person focused care, education, leadership and portfolio management. In addition, this role will provide support and direction to the Registered Nurse and other non-registered nursing personnel in more complex situations. This is a specialist Acute Mental Health Inpatient Clinical Nurse Position (Grade 6, Band 1).

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Practice in accordance with code of ethics, professional standards and legislation affecting nursing practice by maintaining current knowledge and competence within scope of position.

  • Apply advanced clinical nursing expertise, including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to deliver a high standard of consumer/person centred care within an acute mental health context.

  • Respond appropriately to, and provide support and direction to manage, sudden alterations in the health status of the consumer/person using advanced nursing assessment and intervention skills.

  • Provide teaching to both consumers/persons and their families to facilitate learning and enable them to move towards independence.

  • Support an evidence-based learning environment and participate in learning activities/opportunities for self and others.

  • Job ad reference number: MH352151 Close date: Friday, 18 September 2020

    Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

    Why work for us?

    We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

    As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

    We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.