Position Details
Reference Number 14289
Position Title Clinical Nurse - Mental Health Services
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 2
Position Summary
  • Cooinda Mental Health Unit
  • Permanent Part Time

As one of the Coast’s largest private hospitals with over 700 dedicated staff,  Buderim Private Hospital is located in a peaceful, leafy natural environment at Buderim. We provide our patients with a wide range of services including Maternity, Intensive Care, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Obstetric and Gynaecology, General Surgery, Urology, Cancer Care, General Medicine, Renal and Respiratory Services, Mental Health, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Orthopaedic, Rehabilitation and much more.


We are currently seeking to appoint a Permanent Part Time Clinical Nurse to our Cooinda Mental Unit, to assist with the Intake, Triage and Discharge accountabilities.


As a Clinical Nurse you will  

  • Provide exceptional patient care in the areas of your clinical expertise whilst assessing and responding appropriately to clinical nursing issues and concerns
  • Commit to achieving optimal patient outcomes through the use of effective clinical knowledge and professional standards of practice
  • Apply clinical practice that ensures and promotes a safe environment for optimal patient health
  • Exercise authority through appropriate decision making
  • Apply sound knowledge of principles of clinical and workplace risk management, including incident management

 To be considered, you must demonstrate: 

  • Minimum of 5+ years’ post graduate experience, with at least 2 years experience in an Acute Mental Health setting
  • Strong clinical skills and the effective application of best practice clinical and patient centred care.
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching students and other staff members
  • Sound leadership and communication skills
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree or equivalent
  • Holding or working towards a Post Graduate Qualification in relevant area or
  • Registration with AHPRA

About Us:

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland. The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4200

Working as part of the UnitingCare Health team at Buderim Private Hospital you’ll join a values led organisation, focused on putting people at the centre of everything we do.  We actively promote a healthy work life balance, and provide access to a range of benefits including

  • Generous salary packaging options which increase your take home pay;
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities and exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Free on-site parking and discounted services
  • Access to staff gym
  • Access to internal job opportnities including Blue Care, UnitingCare Community (Lifeline) and ARRCS

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.


Applications Close Sunday, 10th December 2017.


UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment.  Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.


Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.

Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity,
we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: At least two years recent experience in the acute mental health setting
Contact Person Kathy Carfantan
Contact Number 54303399
Contact Email kathy.carfantan@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 10/12/2017
Position Description
PD CN Intake Triage Discharge Oct.doc Open
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