Reference Number 59393
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Aged Persons Mental Health Service
Location Kingston Centre, Cheltenham Vic
We offer an inclusive and nurturing environment for all our staff
Fantastic opportunities for growth and professional development
Full-time and Part-time ongoing positions available
About our Mental Health Services at Monash Health:
Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million. It has an operational budget of $130 million and employs approximately 820 EFT, representing over 1000 staff.
The Program has a number of clinical units including three adult units (Casey, Dandenong and Clayton), an Early in Life Mental Health Service (comprising Perinatal & infant, child, and adolescent services), Young Persons’ Mental Health Service, Psychology and Specialist Services (PsySS), Drug & Alcohol service and Gender Dysphoria Clinic.
About The Role:
We are excited to announce new positions for Registered Nurses (RNs) for our Aged Acute Mental Health ward at Biala Unit;
Kingston Centre, Cheltenham
In these newly created Registered Nurse positions, the RN’s will work closely with the Associate Nurse Unit Mangers to ensure the provision of safe and effective care. The role of the Registered Nurse is accurate nursing assessments, and timely handover and management as required. The role also involves escalation of any deteriorating patient to ensure patient safety. Precise Mental Sate Examination and Risk Assessment and paramount in Mental Health Nursing. Having therapeutic engagement time with the consumers is vital is building relationships and ensuring excellent assessment and communication.
Monash Health is excited to announce new positions for; enthusiastic and promising applicants to perform the role of Registered Nurse on a full time or part time basis at the Kingston Centre located in Cheltenham, Vic.
This position offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic Multidisciplinary Team that strive to deliver excellent care to their patients’ both during their stay and when they move back into the community
You will be an integral part of the Multidisciplinary team that care for our patients’ aged 65 and over, as they go through their holistic journey of recovery and be active in ongoing assessment and discharge planning
The Monash Health Mental Health program offers wonderful learning opportunities’ through both the online portal learning system and face to face training. Professional growth is fostered and encouraged; with the Nursing Team being made up of Graduate Nurses, Students and RUSON’s
Monash Health plays a leading role in providing healthcare to our community and is a proud partner and supporter of WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.
If you are considering to apply for this role then you have finished your Nursing Degree and done a Post Graduate in Mental Health, completed a Mental Health Graduate programme or are looking for a change; either way, you are ready to take this next step in your Career. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based nursing care to all patients. You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles
You Are Also:
committed to doing your best to provide excellence in patient care
dedicated to safe best practice & quality care
committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy
enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively
excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
Teach and take on Preceptorship opportunities to develop the skills of other Nursing Students and Graduates
What You Need:
Relevant Qualification (aligned to positon description)
Demonstrated experience (aligned to positon description noting no reference to years of experience)
Current AHPRA registration
Include any other mandatory/required skills or licenses
Australian working rights
Monash Health is a great place to work
Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:
salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
free flu vaccinations
private health insurance at discounted rates
health imaging services
Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 people work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.
We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.
How to Apply
Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).
For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under