Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Registered Nurse - Mental Health
  • $83,200 - $114,400 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand Otahuhu Auckland NZL 2025
Job Ref: CJ RN MH
Sector: Nursing
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 19 July 2022

About this Role:

Medacs Healthcare are seeking Mental Health Registered Nurses to help cover staff shortages in our clients busy Acute Inpatient Unit in central and south Auckland.

The successful candidate will have past Acute Mental Health experience. Our Clients high-tech facility provides 24 hours Mental Health assessment and treatment services for people with a range of serious or complicated Mental Health concerns. You will help to provide a safe environment where people can stay for short periods of time. You will be required to work independently and manage your own patients; however, you will gain support from your colleagues, management and others within the multi-disciplinary team.

Essential Skills & Experience Needed:

  • 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 ALS/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

Why work with Medacs Healthcare

Medacs Healthcare is a leading staffing and services company providing temp, locum and contract recruitment expertise to public, private & commercial healthcare sectors. With more than 15 years of experience in NZ healthcare market we offer a local service through our office in Auckland.

  • Competitive pay + 8% holiday pay
  • Up to $450 Refer-A-Friend bonus
  • Flexibility of days when you want to work
  • Free CPR & Manual Handling training renewals
  • Free Medacs Uniform

Right to work in NZ essential.

To apply in the strictest of confidence, please click 'APPLY NOW' and follow the prompts or Contact Chloe Jang on 09 630 8300.

Medacs Healthcare
16/08/2022 22:17:49
NZD 83200 114400 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Chloe Jang

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