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Where you will be working
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with 300 beds over 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations each year. With the new hospital being built in 2016. WWBH provides medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric, rehabilitation, and mental health acute and sub-acute inpatient services. Specialties include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry and paediatrics. There is also the provision of a full range of allied health and support services.
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What you will be doing
Provide safe compassionate person centred care through the assessment, risk assessment, care-planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary team to achieve safe quality care outcomes that meet the goals of the individual within the least restrictive environment. This includes information and education in regard to their legal rights and responsibilities under the Mental Health Act.
Effectively plan safe transfer of care plans in collaboration with the consumer their family or carers, the multidisciplinary team, community mental health team (CMHT), Non-government providers and other agencies.
The Mental Health units are committed to providing contemporary and innovative approaches to care. The units recognises consumers with mental health issues as experts in their own journey and strives to provide an optimistic and positive approach to care with a focus on collaborative decision making and care planning.
Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.
Preference will be given to applicants who are Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or have the independent right to work in Australia, however should vacancies remain available there are a limited number of TSS sponsorship opportunities available. Permanent employment will only be offered to applicants who have a permanent visa.
MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.
|Location:||Australia New South Wales Wagga Wagga|
|Salary:||$31.58 - $44.34 per hour AUD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.