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Job Number : 26244
Type and Location : Other / Melbourne
Listed By : Healthscope on 5 Dec 2018
Registered Nurse - Mental Health
  • TMS Experience and Certification

  • Current AHPRA Registration

  • Supportive TMS team

 

Are you a TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Nurse with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, and a passion for delivering high quality patient care? Northpark Private Hospital is looking to employ a TMS Nurse for their TMS Department. Suitable applicants with the right clinical background are encouraged to apply.

 

As a TMS Nurse your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide excellent patient care and treat patients with compassion

  • Provide support, reflective listening, and compassion to patients struggling with depression and/or anxiety

  • Administer TMS treatments according to specific TMS protocols

  • Set up the TMS medical device and monitor all aspects of the treatment sessions for patient comfort and treatment accuracy

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with coil contact and TMS system setup throughout treatment while maintaining patient comfort

  • Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor, and interface well with patients in a mental-health setting required

  • Communicate with TMS psychiatrists who oversee patient treatment

  • Handle all patient information in a confidential and private manner

  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by the Nurse Unit Managers

 

Northpark Private Hospital is well known as one of the leading private hospitals in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. Situated in leafy Bundoora, our patients are locals and those travelling from the outer suburbs of Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Northpark Private is well known for our provision of a broad range of care including surgical, medical, and mental health services. We are well known as a premier maternity hospital having delivered many local babies and subsequently their families over the years, our maternity service also includes a well respected Mother and Baby Unit.

Mental health services at Northpark consist of a 44 bed inpatient unit and 8 bed Mother Baby Unit as well as mental health day programs, TMS and ECT.

We have offered TMS for over 10 years and recently commenced our outpatient TMS service. With an increased need for TMS services, we are hoping to recruit skilled TMS nurses to be part of our team. 

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Current Registration with AHPRA

  • Successful completion of TMS Certification

  • At least 6 months of recent TMS experience.

  • Commitment to Quality Patient Care

  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards

  • Sound clinical decision making and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Works well independently and within a team

  • Basic computer skills 

 

Applications close: Wednesday 19 December 2018

 

To Apply: Please 'Apply' via our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

Contact Details
Elisabeth Varley - Nurse Unit Manager, 03 9468 0359 Elisabeth.varley@healthscope.com.au



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