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Clinical Nurse (Acute Care Team)

Queensland Health

Clinical Nurse (Acute Care Team)

Permanent full-time. Generous remuneration package value up to $113,024 p.a. comprising salary range of $3535.50 to $3785.80 p.f. (Nurse Grade 6 – Band 1), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: relocation and appointment expenses, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.
The Acute Care Team is the first point of contact for public mental health services. The team provides a 24/7 service that triages consumers and organises either inpatient, community or crisis intervention care based on their individual needs.

The Clinical Nurse in the Acute Care Team (ACT) provides triage, assessment and consultation liaison for all consumers referred to ACT. The position will be required to work in both community and The Townsville Hospital Emergency Department environments.  The position will be required to work collaboratively with consumers and multidisciplinary professionals to provide mental health assessment, intervention and consultation, mobile crisis response and case management duties as required in accordance with professional standards and legislation consistent with the 10 Year Mental Health Strategy for Queensland and the National Standards for Mental Health Services in the Mental Health Acute Care Team.
Role Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent) with current AHPRA registration
  • Relevant post-registration and/or tertiary qualifications in Mental Health Nursing
  • Credentialed status with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 
Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.
Enquiries: Karen Baxter 07 4433 3000
Job Ad Reference: TV333593
Application Details:
Closing Date: Monday 27 January 2020

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Registered NurseQueensland Health
Location QLD
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Acute
Job Type Full Time
Closing Date 27-01-2020

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