Registered Nurses – Acute Bed Based Service, Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service – Cairns , Queensland Health

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

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Registered Nurses – Acute Bed Based Service, Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service – Cairns

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ ))
Cairns

Are you keen to make a real difference? Further your experience here by joining our dedicated team in the Mundu Gurri Adult Mental Health Inpatient Service and make a difference in the community. An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to provide effective and efficient clinical care to patients and families in this unique health care environment in a tropical paradise. Apply Now!

Are you keen to make a real difference? Further your experience here by joining our dedicated team in the Mundu Gurri Adult Mental Health Inpatient Service and make a difference in the community. An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to provide effective and efficient clinical care to patients and families in this unique health care environment in a tropical paradise. Apply Now!

Salary commencing from $72 471 p.a. (F/T) OR $36.55 p.h. (P/T) (Nurse Grade 5), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CAH348759

Other employment benefits may include: uniform allowance, shift penalties, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs.

Several Permanent Full Time and Part Time positions available, hrs negotiable

Purpose of the Role

The Registered Nurse delivers competent, quality direct nursing/midwifery care, within a specific area of expertise and assisting in the achievement of service goals. Mental Health Nurses perform a wide range of roles, functions and activities, from promoting optimal mental health, preventing physical and mental ill health, and providing therapeutic interventions. Taking a holistic approach guided by evidence. The Mental Health Nurse works in collaboration with people who are experiencing mentally ill health, their family and community, towards recovery as defined by the individual.

  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) . Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland). Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.
  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps.
  • It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant. If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Queensland Health policy.