•Full/Part Time, Permanent Positions and Casual Bank
•Port Phillip Prison, Laverton
•Excellent benefits including salary packaging
About the Department
St Vincent's Correctional Health Service at Port Phillip Prison is an accredited health service onsite providing primary and primary mental health and secondary medical services to prisoners at Port Phillip Prison, Laverton. Port Phillip Prison is a maximum security male prison accommodating approximately 1107 inmates and is situated 20 km West of Melbourne.
About the Role
You will provide psychiatric nursing services to the patient population at Port Phillip Prison. Principally, this position involves patient treatment management, crisis assessment, developing risk management plans and engaging the patient in developing their mental health recovery plans, referrals, discharge planning and liaising with external stakeholders.
•Provide high quality care to all patients
•Comprehensive risk management plans and inter-prison transfers
•Respond to clinical changes in patient's conditions and initiate consultations with relevant medical/nursing staff and multidisciplinary teams
•Identify the on-going support and treatment needs of people with a psychiatric illness
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
•Degree, Diploma or Certificate in Nursing that meets the requirements of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
•Post registration qualification in Mental Health
•Current driver’s licence
•A minimum of 5 years’ post graduate Registered Psychiatric Nurse experience
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Correctional Service allowance
•Staff Health Clinic
•Employee Assistance Program
•Staff Car Park
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Please note that the job posting will come down from career sites at 11:59pm the day before the job posting end date