NSW Government

Clinical Nurse Consultant Mental Health Emergency Department Liaison (BB-0A2BB)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU

Description:


Employment Type
: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification : Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2
Remuneration : $117,667.89 - $120,010.71 per annum
Hours Per Week : 38
Requisition ID : REQ214232
Vaccination Category : A
Applications Close : 21 March 2021

Immerse yourself in a supportive and collaborative team environment

Where you will be working

Knownfor our innovative consumer focused models of care which are designed for the rural and regional population we serve, our Mental Health teams provide critical services within acute, sub-acute and community settings throughout the Murrumbidgee Local Health District.

As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to work within talented multidisciplinary environments, have excellent support with ongoing development and access to key technologies connecting you with colleagues and consumers based throughout the District

Our multidisciplinary teams provide career paths for both nursing and allied health staff, new graduates and established professionals. We are committed to providing safe, effective, quality care through listening to consumers and continually exploring ways to do it better.

Why work with MLHD?

MLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 5,000 dedicated Health Care workers across 33 hospitals and 12 primary Health Care Centres. With a dedicated focus and commitment to investing in our people, here are some of the work perks you will be eligible for when working with us:

  • Generous Salary Packaging options – with incentives to assist rural and remote locations
  • Our corporate health and fitness program - Fitness Passport
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Affordable housing with remarkable commute times to our picturesque regional towns
  • Genuine welcoming and supportive communities with a lifestyle second to none
  • About the Opportunity

    The Murrumbidgee Local Health District hosts three Mental Health Emergency Department CNC 2 positions who are based in Wagga Wagga, Deniliquin and Griffith. The CNCs are responsible for providing an expert consultative service to 32 Emergency Departments (EDs) including Base Hospitals, District Hospitals and Multi-Purpose Services and operate in collaboration with the Mental Health Emergency Consultation Service (MHECS) based in Wagga Wagga.

    The CNCs provide clinical leadership, supervision and mentoring for the MHECS clinicians to ensure the service provides high quality, timely consultation and advice, assessment and support of MH consumers presenting to ED’s. 

    The CNCs are responsible for leading and modelling the delivery of complex specialist mental health emergency nursing care and the development of specialist clinical practice and service delivery to provide effective quality care for consumers presenting to EDs. under the domains of Clinical Service and Consultancy, Clinical Leadership, Research, Education and Clinical Services Planning. The CNC 2 will develop capacity for the safe and effective management of consumers presenting to EDs with mental distress

    The CNCs will work in partnership with consumers and carers, utilising consumer and carer feedback to improve service quality and safety and consumer satisfaction and to identify, plan and participate in delivery the of education sessions.


    To learn more and review all role responsibilities, please review the Position Description. Please note, your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.

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