Emergency Department Mental Health Nurse

01/05/2024
Job Type
Locum
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Nursing & Midwifery
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Mental Health
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary
AUD $46.22 - AUD $67.58
Job ID
36277

Job Description

You could be earning up to the equivalent of $92.29ph for a 40-hour working week* by putting your triage and assessment skills to work, supporting clients at the time they need you the most!
(*including qualification allowances and incentives, before overtime or penalties)

We have a contract available in Western NSW - a vibrant regional center with a rich history, diverse economy and a range of attractions perfect for both residents and visitors. Head down to the zoo, book your tickets to the comedy festival or take a tour of the old prison - there's plenty to keep you busy on your days off!

Base Rate: Up to $67.58/hour | Qualification Allowance: Up to $80.70/week | Incentives: $907.90/week | Plus overtime & penalties

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing and triaging patients with mental health concerns.
  • Providing crisis intervention and support.
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Administering and monitoring medications.
  • Advocating for patients' needs and rights.
  • Demonstrating cultural sensitivity.
  • Documenting patient information accurately.
  • Providing education and support to patients and families.
  • Managing risk of self-harm or harm to others.
  • Engaging in professional development activities.

Requirements:

  • Current AHPRA registration.
  • A minimum of 2 years' mental health nursing experience, including work in the ED.
  • Post-graduate qualifications are highly desirable, and will equate to additional pay.

Other Benefits:

  • Accommodation & travel booked on your behalf.
  • Superannuation.
  • Verus' $500 education allowance, supporting you to progress your career and continue to develop as a nurse.
  • Salary packaging options.
  • Supportive recruitment and compliance consultants to support you every step of the way.

Apply now or contact Gwen on (+61)483 913806 or gwen.james@veruspeople.com