Registered Nurse, Fraser Coast Mental Health Inpatient Unit 8/1/2012
|Job type:||Permanent Full-time|
|Category:||Health – Nursing|
|Classification:||Nurse Grade 5|
|Location:||Wide Bay Burnett|
|Job ad reference:||QLD/H12FC07657|
|Salary other:|| |
|Total remuneration:|| |
|Job duration:||Permanent Full Time (76 hours p.f.)|
|Document/s:||Information Package for Applicants v.11.doc|
|Contact name:||Margaret Gilbert|
|Contact details:||(07) 4122 8439|
Are you the right person for the job?
You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following key attributes. Within the context of the responsibilities described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:
Clinical Expertise – Ability to assess the mental health needs of consumers and their families and to formulate a therapeutic plan and carry out that plan in both individual and group settings including an ability to respond quickly and effectively in a team context to consumers presenting with immediate and serious mental health problems.
Ability to successfully complete Aggressive Behaviour Minimisation (ABM) Training for High Risk Areas according to Qld Health Policy.
Team Participation/Communication – An understanding of and an ability to achieve effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both co-operatively and independently in a flexible and innovative multi-disciplinary team setting, collaboratively with community groups and other agencies, and to contribute to the ongoing development review of the Service.
Clinical Ability – An understanding of a commitment to evidence based practice, continuous quality improvement, the implementation of National Standards for Mental Health Services and participation in research and evaluation and other project work.
Knowledge of, and the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of National and State Mental Health Directions and legislation relevant to the provision of specialist Mental Health Services.
Leadership – An understanding of, or an ability to acquire knowledge of, procedures, policies and regulations which impact upon the position and a knowledge of contemporary Human Resource Management issues such as Workplace Health and Safety, Equal Employment Opportunity and Anti-Discrimination.
Qualifications/Professional registration/Other requirements
Mandatory qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency with a current annual practicing certificate is essential.
Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and if applicable registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
Licence to Operate Vehicle: This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided prior to the commencement of duty.
Hepatitis B Vaccination: Health Care Workers in Queensland Health whose occupation poses a potential risk of exposure to blood or body fluids must be immunised against Hepatitis B according to the National Health and Medical Research Council Australian Immunisation Handbook and the Queensland Health Infection Control Guidelines.
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How to Apply:
For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Job Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role. Please note that if the information requested in the how to apply section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.
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