Mental Health Nurse - Acute Inpatients - Full time

Mental Health Nurse - Acute Inpatients - Full time
  • $83,200 - $124,779 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Auckland, New Zealand auckland Auckland NZL 1010
Job Ref: MHRN Inpatients
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 26 March 2021

Benefits to you!

Working as part of the Medacs Healthcare Mental Health Nursing team you will enjoy the following:

  • Competitive market rates PLUS 8% Holiday Pay
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant with you every step of the way!
  • $450 Refer-A-Friend bonus (PER) referral
  • Full training & a paid orientation given
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Multiple opportunities available to you throughout the year
  • Permanent opportunities for the correct candidate
  • FREE CPR & Manual Handling training updates
  • Weekly payroll!

plus, much more!

About this Role:

Medacs Healthcare are seeking x2 Mental Health Registered Nurses to help cover some Maternity Leave in our fantastic Clients busy Acute Inpatient Unit in South Auckland. We are offering fixed term contracts for either 6 or 12 months however, a shorter-term casual contract for up to 3 months could be available to you if need be. There is always a possibility for this to turn into a permanent position for the right candidate. Could this be you?

The successful candidate will be available for a full-time roster and 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 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

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
23/04/2021 01:21:36
NZD 83200 124779 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Smith

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