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Registered Nurse - Group Program Nurse

Eastern Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Registered Nurse – Group Program Nurse and ECT Support Nurse



  • Grade 2

  • Temporary Part Time | 12 months

  • 32 hours per week | Fixed days Monday,Wednesday, Friday

  • Adult Mental Health Inpatient Service | Box Hill Hospital


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


The Registered Nurse/Midwife (RN/RM) is a member of the multidisciplinary health care team and is accountable for effective clinical care, commensurate with their clinical skills at a level of proficiency or expertise as aligned to their level of experience, the Nursing & Midwifery Board Australia (NMBA) Practice Standards for the Registered Nurse (2016) or Registered Midwife (currently under review) and the Eastern Health Nursing & Midwifery Domains of Practice professional framework.


Group Program Nurse:


The Group Program Nurse is responsible for the coordination, planning, implementation and evaluation of a recovery focussed and evidence based therapeutic program for consumers with support from the multidisciplinary team. They will provide consumers with education and information regarding recovery from mental illness, support strategies to manage behaviours and/or symptoms, recreational interest development, relaxation and stress management techniques. The Group Program Nurse will work collaboratively and in partnership with consumers, carers, staff and external stakeholders to identify the therapeutic needs of consumers to assist in the development of the recovery focussed group program. The role will work closely with the Occupational Therapist and will include all elements of the Safewards model of care in planning and implementation of groups.


 ECT Support Nurse:


The ECT support nurse will work closely with the ECT coordinator and ANUM to ensure consumers are prepared for treatment in a timely and safe manner, paperwork is satisfactorily completed, consumers are safely transported to and from treatment and that care is provided post treatment in accordance with post anaesthetic direction / protocol. The ECT support nurse will ensure a handover is provided to staff upon return to Upton House and also document interactions the clinical file (it will be the responsibility of the ECT coordinator to document in the file regarding the consumers treatment). The ECT support nurse will ensure the consumer receives 2 hour post observations, a meal and prescribed medication on return to the ward.


 About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:


Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australian (NMBA) via AHPRA



  • Post Graduate qualifications relevant to the position

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills



What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals



Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values: Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence



Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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