Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Mental Health | General Psychiatry Sydney

  • 2017-08-09
  • 2551231
  • Aged Care
  • Nurse Unit Manager
  • Sydney
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Emma.Kinevane@jwhealth.com.au
Full time position***Friendly and busy environment***Generous salary packaging opportunities***

Description

We are currently seeking the services of an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist to fulfill a leading role in the nursing and therapeutic team within the private sector. This is an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse with experience and interest in eating disorders and general psychiatry patient care. Maximum numbers of 19 patients are admitted. 
  
Reporting line is to the Director of Nursing, however you will be primarily involved with the planning, implementation and evaluation of the comprehensive nursing care of inpatients, whilst supporting evidence based practice. If you are passionate about making a real difference to people's lives please contact.
  
This role will involve:
  • Being responsible for the ongoing nursing care and management of individual patients and revision of nursing practice
  • Maintaining sound clinical standards
  • Working within the therapeutic team and performing duties in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Ensuring adequate stock of medical supplies are monitored and that medical equipment is functional
  • Supervising and educating students as required
  • Actively contributing to team planning and decision making
Essential Criteria:
  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) in NSW
  • Experience and interest in eating disorders and general psychiatry
  • Minimum five years' experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Ability to work independently in consultation with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills
Desirable Criteria:
  • Previous experience in a Clinical Nurse Specialist role
  • An understanding of issues in contemporary mental health
  • Experience within a private hospital setting
The Benefits:
  • Attractive tax saving salary packaging,
  • Free employee support program
How to apply:
To discuss this exciting opportunity or any of our great range of career opportunities throughout Australia please contact Emma in complete confidence on: +61 2 9957 1166 or register your interest by emailing me at emma.kinevane@jwhealth.com.au