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About the Position HealthCanberra Hospitaland Health ServicesMental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug ServicesJustice Health ServicesClinical Nurse EducatorRegistered Nurse Level 3.1Salary Range $101,175 - $105,339 (PN 37270)ACT Health is a values - led Directorate. Our values guide our day - to - day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. Canberra Hospital and Health Services provides acute, sub - acute, primary and community - based health services to the ACT and surrounding region. The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care. Strong links exist between hospital and community - based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of ACT Health include Early Childhood, Youth and Women s Health Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory s detention facilities. ACT Health is a partner in teaching with the Australian NationalUniversity, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University. The Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, other community settings including peoples home. These services include Rehabilitation and Speciality Mental Health Services Adult Acute Mental Health Services Adult Community Mental Health Services Alcohol and Drug Services Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Justice Health Services. Overview of the work area and position The Justice Health Services, Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DHMU) provides high quality mental health care to people from 18 to 65 years of age. The Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) is a secure mental health facility that first opened in November 2016. DMHUprovides 24 - hour, contemporary, evidence - based clinical mental health care for people who require secure inpatient treatment. DMHU provides a therapeutic and recovery - based approach, focused on individually tailored treatment programs to maximise mental health care outcomes for patients. The service aims to provide collaborative care involving the person, their carers and other key services. DMHU sits within the Justice Health Services program of MHJHADS and offers 10 acute care beds and 15 rehabilitation beds. At this level the Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is responsible for clinical teaching and the development of nursing practice within a therapeutic secure environment. This position reports to the DMHU Assistant Director of Nursing and will liaise with the Clinical Nurse Consultant to deliver and lead education, both internal and external to the Division, in support of ongoing clinical education, preceptorship, mandatory skills assessment, and competency assessment processes for nurses working at the DMHU. In this role you will be required to undertake professional development and supervision, participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processesEligibility/Other Requirements Mandatory Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment Minimum three years nursing experience in mental health with a sound understanding of forensic mental health and current driver s licence. Desirable Holds or is working towards a post graduate qualifications in health education, and/or has demonstrated experience in adult education and clinical practice development. PostGraduate Qualification in Mental Health Nursing. Experience in managing and influencing teams, processes and practice improvement in a forensic health environment. Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to Undergo a pre - employment Police check Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases. Contact Officer Tash Lutz (02) 6207 9439 tash. lutz@act. gov. auFor further information, please visit ications Close 16 August 2018 Other information Company Adcorp - Federal Government Salary 101175 AUD, 105339 AUD Type Employee no - Principals only. Recruiters, please don t contact this job advertiser. no - Please, no phone calls about this job! no - Reposting this message elsewhere is NOT OK.

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Clinical Nurse Educator - Canberra

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Canberra Canberra, Australian Capital Territory State, Australia

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