Mental Health Access (Triage) Nurse

20/05/2024
Job Type
Locum
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Nursing & Midwifery
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Mental Health
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary
AUD $88.72 - AUD $95.32
Job ID
36399

Job Description

Triage nursing in northern NT offers a unique and exciting contract with diverse healthcare challenges. You'll work with a culturally rich population including Indigenous Australians, and serve remote communities, gaining expertise in rural health. Outside of work, stunning landscapes, outdoor activities and coastal exploration provide endless adventure. Plus, you'll make a meaningful impact on healthcare access and outcomes to those who need it the most!

Base Rate: Up to $95.32/hour | Penalties: Up to $238.29/hour (public holidays) | Plus superannuation, away-from-home salary packaging options & Verus' education allowance

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial mental health assessments.
  • Provide crisis intervention and stabilisation.
  • Coordinate care with other healthcare professionals.
  • Refer patients to appropriate mental health services.
  • Engage in community outreach and education.
  • Offer ongoing support and counseling to patients and their families / support networks.
  • Utilise telehealth technologies for remote consultations.

Requirements:

  • Current AHPRA registration.
  • A minimum of 2 years' mental health nursing experience in triage within a community team.
  • Experience of working within the Australian healthcare system.
  • Post-graduate qualifications highly desirable.

Benefits:

  • Base rate up to $95.32/hour.
  • Accommodation & travel booked on your behalf.
  • Superannuation.
  • $500 Verus education allowance, supporting you to progress your career and continue to develop as a nurse.
  • Away-from-home salary packaging options.
  • Supportive recruitment and compliance consultants to support you every step of the way.

Apply now or call Gwen on 0483 913806 to find out more!