Registered Psychiatric Nurse – APATT

Reference Number 67366

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN Gr3) – Aged Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment Team (APATT)

  • Multiple positions – Full-Time and Part Time  working Monday-Friday
  • Based at Royal Park Campus in Parkville
  • Join APATT, a collaborative and supportive team, and make a real difference in the lives of Older People!

This is an excellent opportunity for RPNs to further develop their skills and progress their career in a meaningful, dynamic and collaborative workplace

Our team:

  • We are a multidisciplinary team who strive to provide the highest quality mental health care to the people we work with, their families and significant others
  • We work primarily with adults over the age of 65 years, providing them with support along their recovery journey
  • As an RPN you will play an integral role in our team, receiving support, respect and encouragement throughout.

Your new role:

  • Engage in new assessments and regular reviews with consumers
  • Manage a caseload of consumers with complex and severe mental health related needs
  • Provide excellent care guided by recovery and biopsychosocial models
  • Participate in duty roster – managing in-coming community referrals and inpatient bed requests
  • Prioritize and attend to crisis as required
  • Communicate with consumers, families and significant others to help link them with external organisations
Contact Person Casey Schmidt
Contact Number 83872804
Closing Date 20/12/2022

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