Clinical Nurse Specialist – CATT (514821)

Salary: $92,321 to $97,577 per annum


The Clinical Nurse Specialist – Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT):

  • Works within the designated region in collaboration with other staff within Community Mental Health Services, Inpatient Mental Health Services, Alcohol and Drug Services and a range of community service providers, to deliver improved outcomes for individuals presenting with mental illness, including those presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) North and North West.
  • Works within a multidisciplinary team to deliver coordinated, assertive case management including triage, crisis, intake and assessment and the development and implementation of care planning for designated clients in both the community and the ED.
  • Is a clinical expert who acts as a clinical resource for staff and other providers involved in the management of patients with mental health concerns, including those with concurrent alcohol or drug use issues.
  • Provides triage, assessment and care planning for community based consumers including child and adolescents, adults and older persons and people with complex risk presentations.

For further information contact
Tessa Oldfield
Team Leader – Adult and Older Persons Community Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6777 4750
Email: tessa.oldfield@ths.tas.gov.au

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