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Mental Health Registered Nurse

Location:
map Western Australia (WA)
Description

Correctional Healthcare Solutions (CHS), a brand owned and operated by Aspen Medical focused on providing healthcare services in remand, sentenced and reintegration environments is seeking a Mental Health Registered Nurse to support our Correctional Health Care Clinic based at Melaleuca Remand and Reintegration Facility.

Working alongside the Consultant Psychiatrist and other healthcare professionals, you will have the opportunity to assess, develop and implement the care of inmates within a medium-sized correctional services facility. This is a full-time position with an immediate start, upon gaining a Department of Justice clearance.

  • formulate and document care plans in consultation with the patient, or groups of patients
  • review patient’s information on departmental systems prior to their attendance to the daily Prisoner Risk Assessment Group meetings
  • manage the Mental health Risk Register and provide priority ratings to Department of Corrective Services as required
  • facilitate discharge planning for prisoners prior to release including liaising with community agencies to ensure safe transition from custodial care.

 

Experience, qualifications and documentation required: 
  • Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent
  • current unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA
  • postgraduate qualifications in Mental Health, or equivalent
  • minimum of two years of full-time clinical experience in a mental health setting including a minimum of 250 hours of clinical experience in a mental health setting in the past 12 months
  • evidence of Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), with evidence of a practical component.
Contact Information:
For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Jessica Andrew on (02) 6203 9500.

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