Registered Nurse - Acute Mental Health

Registered Nurse - Acute Mental Health
  • $70,000 - $80,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • Auckland auckland Auckland NZL 1010
Job Ref: AcuteMHjs
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 08 September 2021

About this Role:

Medacs Healthcare, Auckland are seeking Mental Health Registered Nurses for fixed term contracts for our Clients' busy Acute Inpatient Unit in South Auckland. Our client is offering fixed term contracts from 6 months with the possibility of stepping into a permanent position for the right candidate. Could this be you?

Working for our biggest Clients here in Auckland will mean you will have the privilege to work in some of the newest high-tech facilities providing 24 hours Mental Health assessment and treatment services for people with a range of serious or complicated Mental Health related illnesses. You will help to provide a safe environment where people can stay for short stays and gain the tools they need to manage their mental health challenges. You will be required to work independently and manage your own patients, but will also have the support from your colleagues, management and other staff within the multi-disciplinary team including support by Psychiatrists, Counsellors, Mental Health Nurses, Clinical leads, Psychiatric Assistants to name a few.

Essential Skills & Experience Needed:

Ideally successful candidates will be available for a full-time roster and have past Acute Mental Health experience.

  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) with the NZ Nursing Council
  • Post-Grad Certificate in Mental Health or Psychiatric Nursing
  • Must be eligible to work in NZ with appropriate immigration visa
  • Proof of Indemnity Insurance
  • Current CPR, Basic Life Support or First Aid Certification

Welcomed extras:

  • CPI Certification
  • Immunization History
  • SPEC training

Responsibilities will involve, but are not limited to:

  • Undertake comprehensive and accurate risk assessment of patients
  • Work in partnership with patients, families and other health professionals involved to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate top level care
  • Promote the safety of patients providing independence, quality of life & good health
  • Can build and maintain therapeutic relationships
  • Have a high level of verbal and written communication skills including basic counselling, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work independently and at times, in challenging situations
  • Case Management
  • Administering medication & writing and updating patient records

Benefits to you!

  • Competitive market rates PLUS 35% loading fee
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant with you every step of the way!
  • $450 Refer-A-Friend bonus (PER) referral
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Permanent opportunities for the correct candidate

To apply in the strictest of confidence, please click 'APPLY NOW' and follow the prompts & our Mental Health Nursing Specialist Jade will be in contact with you soon!

Medacs Healthcare
06/10/2021 21:08:11
NZD 70000 80000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Smith

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