Forensic and mental health nurse

  • Specialty : Forensic Nursing
  • Location : Multiple Locations
  • Date Listed : March 20, 2018
  • Apply Before : April 20, 2018

Skills and qualifications

  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Experience in both forensic and/or mental health nursing
  • Advanced verbal and written communication
  • Compassionate and sympathetic demeanour
  • Prepared for a fast-paced and sometimes confronting experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Knowledge of issues relating to nursing in a high secure environment
  • Post graduate Diploma or Masters in Mental Health
  • Minimum 12 months’ nursing experience
  • Current Registration with AHPRA Working Rights in Australia

Duties include:

  • Conduct needs assessment, planning, delivery, implementation, and evaluation programs
  • Day-to-day mental and physical health requirements of patients

About SwingShift Nurses

SwingShift Nurses is Melbourne’s most reputable nursing agency, providing jobs for nurses across a wide range of health sectors. As one of the industry’s preferred suppliers of nurses, SwingShift rewards its nurses with flexibility, great pay rates, and ongoing support and personal development. We welcome both travelling and local nurses.

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