Professional Practice Nurse | Correctional Health

Job reference: JR127592

About the Role

This influential position will act as a role model within the St Vincent’s Correctional Health Service (SVCHS) team. You will demonstrate leadership skills under the guidance of the Primary Mental Health Clinical Coordinator and Manager of St Vincent’s Correctional Health Service to deliver high quality, evidence based care through clinical practice and education.

Additionally, you will:

  • Provide leadership for professional  practice and contribute to the development of an annual education plan  for psychiatric nursing staff
  • Assess the need and develop evaluation of nursing activity within a designated clinical area
  • Review audit systems and processes and develop continuous improvement projects in collaboration with the Primary Mental Health Clinical Coordinator
  • Coordinate induction/orientation of new psychiatric nursing staff in collaboration with Primary mental health clinical coordinator
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance to ensure psychiatric nurses comply in accordance with documentation requirements within a clinical record
  • Assist the Primary Mental Health Clinical Coordinator to conduct annual reviews  and  ensure mandatory training is completed by psychiatric nursing staff

Classifications for this position will range from NP75 to NP77 ($107,577.60 – $115,850 per annum pro rata)

Contact Details: Julie–Anne Link | julieanne.link@svha.org.au

Closing Date: 19 February 2023


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