Mental Health Nurse - Managed Isolation Facilities

Mental Health Nurse - Managed Isolation Facilities
  • $83,200 - $124,779 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Temporary
  • Auckland, New Zealand auckland Auckland NZL 1010
Job Ref: MIFmhrn-JS
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 11 June 2021

Benefits to you!

Working with Medacs Healthcare Mental Health Nursing you will enjoy the following:

  • Competitive market rates
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant with you every step of the way!
  • Refer-A-Friend bonus (PER) referral
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Permanent opportunities for the correct candidate
  • CPR & Manual Handling training updates
  • Weekly payroll!

plus, much more!

About this Role:

Medacs Healthcare are seeking experienced Mental Health Registered Nurses to help support the Managed Isolation Facilities across Auckland.

The successful candidate will be available for a full-time roster or for a minimum of 6-8 weeks and the shift patterns will be a mixture of AM, PM and Night shifts. There will be some flexibility to suit your availability. Our Client is seeking Mental Health Nurses who will initially be based in the CBD head offices where you will be completing telephone consultations across the Managed Isolation facilities. Once the initial consultations have been completed, you will then be utilised across the various Managed Isolation Facilities across Auckland. Due to the possibility of visiting numerous locations, a full driver's licence and own vehicle will be required. The client will however discuss the required logistics with the suitable candidate during the interview process and supply you with further information around this. The successful candidate will form part of the dedicated MIF workforce and will therefore not be able to work for any other clients during their employment with MIF. This means that the specific role would only be suitable for candidates with full time availability. Any potential candidates who might work for MIF will be expected to have had their full COVID-19 vaccinations for their own and patient's safety, or willing to have the vaccination completed prior to starting.

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
  • Immunization History

Welcomed extras:

  • CPI Certification
  • SPEC training

Responsibilities will involve, but are not limited to:

  • Undertake comprehensive and accurate risk assessment of residents/travellers and telephone consultations
  • Work in partnership with other health professionals involved to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate top level care and safety for the residents/travellers.
  • Can build and maintain therapeutic relationships - for residents/travellers in isolation the experience can be daunting and mentally exhausting, so a sympathetic approach is a must.
  • 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
09/07/2021 02:44:18
NZD 83200 124779 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Smith

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