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Registered Nurse

Location:
map Western Australia (WA)
Job Type:
Permanent - Part-Time
Description

Correctional Healthcare Solutions (CHS), a brand owned and operated by Aspen Medical, is focused on providing healthcare services in remand, sentenced and reintegration environments. We are seeking Registered Nurses to support our Correctional Healthcare Clinic based at Melaleuca Remand and Reintegration Facility (MRRF) Canning Vale, WA The role is for a 7-day rotating roster (38 hours per week).

Working alongside a Mental Health Nurse, a Consultant Psychiatrist and other healthcare professionals, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement care of inmates within a medium-sized correctional services facility.

The responsibiliies of the role include:

  • developing and reviewing individualised healthcare plans in conjunction with the patient, healthcare team and other healthcare services, as appropriate
  • conduct and monitor assessments of patients deemed to be at risk
  • responding to clinical emergencies as per documented protocols 
  • administration of all Schedule 8 Medications in accordance with Doctor’s prescription and the Poisons Permit issued by WA Department of Health.
Experience, qualifications and documentation required: 
  • Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent
  • unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
  • significant clinical experience commensurate with the role in any of the following settings: 
  1. Primary Health Care
  2. Emergency Care
  3. Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs
  4. Mental Health
  5. Women’s Health
  6. Chronic Disease Management
  • minimum of 250 hrs clinical experience in one or more of the above settings within the past 12 months
  • experience working with minimal supervision in a multi-disciplinary and team environment demonstrating initiative and flexibility in an environment subject to pressure and change
  • eligible to obtain Department of Justice clearance
  • previous experience working in a maximum security correctional facility would be viewed favourably.
Contact Information:
For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Jyoti Sachdeva on +61 2 6203 9500.
Job Type: 
Permanent - Part-Time
Closing Date: 
28 February 2020

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