Enrolled Nurse - MHHOST (525609)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 14, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for an Enrolled Nurse vacancy.

Salary

$59,976 to $66,421 per annum

Classification

Enrolled Nurse Grade 2

Award

Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible until 30 June 2022

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Location

Mental Health Homeless Outreach Support Team - South

Duties

  • As part of a community based multidisciplinary team, the Enrolled Nurse provides direct consumer centred nursing care to assigned consumers within the scope of practice of an enrolled nurse and under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse to achieve planned consumer outcomes.

  • Deliver evidence-based mental health and physical care, including the administration of medication to consumers of the Mental Health Homeless Outreach Support Team (MHHOST) based on best practise principles and under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse.

  • Contribute to the development of mutually agreed care plans for service consumers and the evaluation of related care and healthcare information.

  • Participate in decision making with the multidisciplinary team to achieve planned consumer outcomes.

  • Assist in the collection of comprehensive clinical data from consumers of the service and their families/carers as required.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse (holds Board-approved qualification in administration of medicines).

  • Current Driver’s Licence.

  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence

b) Sex Related Offences

c) Serious Drug Offences

d) Crimes involving dishonesty

e) Serious traffic offences

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a mental health setting.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 525609 Enrolled Nurse - MHHOST G2 (April 2021) WWCT.pdf
(image) 525609 Enrolled Nurse - MHHOST G2 (April 2021) WWCT.docx
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Deb Solomon
Nurse Manager
(03) 6166 6311
[email protected]

Better health and quality of life around Tasmania.

Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au

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