Eligibility: Open to Everyone Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Mental Health ServicesTotal Indicative Remuneration RN-2 $86,132/$108,874 Total Indicative Remuneration AHP-2 $92,017/$106,446Full time, temporary up to 30 Jul 2021 AHP-2 Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services and in a manner consistent with the stated Vision and Values of the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) the Mental Health Triage Clinician: Provides initial assessment, service coordination for the consumer with rapid throughputConducts telephone assessments of consumers who are referred or request a serviceDetermines the urgency and appropriateness of the referral and the required service responseProvides brief telephone counselling and/or information regarding other agencies or services from which the consumer may benefitWorks collegially with the South Australian Ambulance Services (SAAS) in Providing mental health expertise in the triaging of primary mental health calls, sharing of information and clinical adviceAssisting with the planning and coordination of care for callers to SAAS with an identified mental health problem Negotiates referrals to other agencies/services in some circumstances RN-2 The CN provides mental health nursing care in a variety of settings across the MHCP. The CN's practice has been consolidated by experience and/or further study. CNs are expected to demonstrate ongoing practice development from competent to proficient practitioners. The CN accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff. The CN role is predominantly clinical in nature; however CNs may be assigned appropriate portfolios consistent with their career development plan and MHCP priorities. CNs may be required to be involved in clinical teaching and/or research; wider or external work on complex or MHCP wide projects such as clinical protocols, guidelines and / or process mapping and / or specific activity and / or portfolio responsibility. See job pack for qualificationsThe South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. 750186 Mental Health Triage Clinician (RN-2 - AHP-2).pdf Flexibility StatementThe South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
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