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

Located in the beautiful Sunshine Coast region, Buderim Private Hospital has grown to be one of the coasts largest private hospitals committed to improving the health and well-being of its community. With over 700 staff dedicated to the health of our patients, the latest technology, a wide range of highly qualified specialists and cutting edge diagnostic services, it’s no wonder this facility is rated as one of the best hospitals in Australia.


At Buderim Private Hospital our people enjoy working as part of a friendly, team-based, values-led organisation with benefits including:

  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging options and corporate insurance discounts
  • Lifestyle and family benefits – including flexible working arrangements, paid parental leave, annual leave options
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives, including free access to staff gym
  • Professional education and support for further learning
  • Career paths in both clinical and leadership streams
  • Free onsite parking
  • Brand new facility with state of the art technology

What We’re Offering:


We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Clinical Nurse to our Cooinda Mental Health Service Unit, to assist with the Intake, Triage and Discharge accountabilities. This role would be a base roster of 25 hours p/week. .


A diverse role, you will apply your interpersonal skills in building relationships with GP’s and NGO’s, working in conjunction with service coordinators to facilitate appropriate admission and  transition from the acute care setting  back into their day to day life with appropriate support. Further, you will engage empathetically with families and the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate appropriate discharge outcomes.


You will apply your strong clinical assessment skills, and make sound decisions in assessing appropriateness for admission, ensuring that we maintain and build consultative relationships, with Health Providers in the community.


 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 clinical and patient centred care
  • Clinical assessment experience with sound decision making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree or equivalent, working towards a Post Graduate Qualification

To Apply:


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


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.


We look forward to receiving your applications by Sunday 11th of February 2018


Please note, pre-employment checks including National Police Checks will be conducted as part of our recruitment process. Some roles will additionally require a Blue Card.


For more on Buderim Private visit: http://buderimprivatehospital.com.au/


For more about working with us visit: http://unitingcarehealth.com.au/careers/working-with-us



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 10/02/2018
Position Description
PD CN Intake Triage Discharge Oct.doc Open
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