Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

Reference Number 62579

Your New Role:

  • The RPN2 role will utilise clinical knowledge to enhance quality of person centred care within the unit.
  • Encourage a supportive environment in which critical thinking; reflection and evidence-based practice are components of a process of continuous quality improvement, both for individual professionals and systemically throughout the service.
  • Promote principles of timely access to the acute service by proactively engaging with key clinicians of Midwest Programs and other stakeholders; in particular with the SAAPU multidisciplinary team, the SAAPU Transition Coordinator, and EMH staff.
  • Engage with consumers to provide individualised therapeutic interventions and information, to support consumer’s awareness of options about care and recovery.
  • Provide assessment and planning to meet the needs of consumers and their family/carers.
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to share knowledge of individuals’ needs and challenges, to create support and a team approach to care and planning.
  • Promote and contribute to the activity and participation program by co-facilitating activities with consumers which support their recovery.
Contact Person Rebecca Long
Contact Number 8345 1260
Alternate Contact Person Carol Erichsen
Alternate Contact Number 8345 1260
Closing Date 01/04/2022

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