Position Details
Reference Number 35798
Position Title Mental Health Registered Nurse - P Block MMC
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department P Block- Adult Psychiatry Inpatient unit.
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary
  • Permanent Full Time and Permanent Part Time positions available - Monash Medical Centre Clayton
  • Experienced Mental Health Registered Nurses
  • Outstanding career opportunity to make your mark in Mental Health in a supportive and passionate team

About the role

We are seeking a Registered Nurses to join our Adult Inpatient Unit at Monash Medical Centre Clayton. The Nursing team actively supports the vision of the organisation and work under the guidance of the iCARE values to ensure a high standard of service provision which is primarily focused on client recovery. The successful candidate will lead by example and is committed to team work, respect and collaboration in providing excellent and accountable high quality service delivery for all patients and their families/carers. The new incumbent will be well supported whilst innovating and contributing to Transforming Care initiatives that being introduced across Monash Health.

About you

You understand the complexities of working in Mental Health through your demonstrated and existing experience. You are a dynamic, key team player and are willing to contribute to the continual improvement of your skills and knowledge as a Mental Health practitioner.

You communicate and have the ability to work well within a team environment and demonstrate openness to change and innovation within the workplace while having a passion for improving patient outcomes

  • Minimum Post graduate Diploma in Mental Health nursing or specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course which led to registration as a Registered Psychiatric  Nurse 
  • Proven experience of 12 months in an acute Mental Health inpatient Unit or a graduate year in Mental Health

About P Block at Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 17,000 people across a range of specialities.

P Block, is a 31 Bed unit which sits within the Adult Bed Based Service under the Mental Health program. The service provides Short term inpatient management and treatment during an acute phase of Mental illness, through until management within the community is a safe option. With the provision of a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to learn about the impact of illness and explore ways to better manage within their environment with coping strategies as they move toward recovery.

What you need

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Proven clinical experience
  • Evidence of the Qualifications required

What’s in it for you?

  • A supportive learning environment with avenues to further develop your clinical skills and within a supportive and professional environment
  • Mentorship and Career guidance with support to attend conferences and courses

In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check. You may be invited to participate in a video interview.

Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health Mercury System only. Email applications will not be accepted.  This is a readvertised position and previous applicants need not apply.

Selection Criteria Do you have a post graduate certificate/diploma/ Masters academic qualification? If yes, please provide details.

Please describe in 100 words or less why you would like to work in our Acute Adult Mental Health inpatient unit.
Contact Person
Amanda Haslam Nurse Unit Manager 0407252976 Amanda.Haslam@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 31/12/2018
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