Registered Nurse - Casual Pool (Blue Mountains Mental Health Unit)

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Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ133394

Application Close: 6th November 2019


Together, Achieving Better Health 


Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community 

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


About the Role 


  • To ensure optimal outcomes for consumers of the service, their family and carers through the promotion of best practice including the appropriate escalation of care
  • To work collaboratively utilising effective team communication with members of the multidisciplinary health team, the person and their family and carer and service partners in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of mental health nursing care 
  • To act as an advocate for the specific needs of all consumers their family and carers including those from the indigenous population or other multi-cultural groups providing appropriate care to the person accessing mental health services
  • To maintain and promote a professional standard evidenced by ethical nursing practice, adherence to the policies and procedures of the Mental Health Service, Nursing and Midwifery Service, NBMLHD and the appropriate legislation and statutory regulations
  • To provide support and clinical preceptorship/mentoring to all staff and students
  • To effectively manage resources relevant to the service


 About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District


The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals.  We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients.  


See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!

   To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: 

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: 


   About Applying


If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role.  You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.  So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria 


To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.


Selection criteria to be addressed:

  1. Current registration as Registered Nurse Division 1 with APHRA
  2. Demonstrated experience and clinical skill in mental health nursing as a registered nurse (including completion of a new graduate RN program or equivalent experience working as a Registered Nurse)
  3. Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work
  4. Demonstrated evidence of being able to provide person centred care
  5. Demonstrated effective communication skills – written and verbal
  6. Demonstrated commitment to professional development
  7. Ability to work a flexible roster, day, evening or night shift across all days of the week according to the unit/service requirements

Need more information? 
1) Click here for the
Position Description 
2) Find out more about
applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact David Williams via email


NSW Health
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Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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Company Profile

4 November 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Katoomba
Salary: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour AUD per year
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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