An opportunity exists for a highly motivated Registered Nurse to join Goulburn Valley Alcohol and Drug Service (GVADS) and to develop specialist skills in addiction medicine. Addiction medicine is a well recognised area of health care growth in Australia. The nurse will ensure the safe and effective management of withdrawal and co-occurring physical and mental health conditions.
The role provides expert advice and support to people undergoing withdrawal from drug and alcohol and is responsible for all aspects of the medical management of a client’s alcohol or other drug withdrawal in a non-residential setting. The Nurse liaises with medical staff (GP’s or hospital staff), other clinical staff, community health and welfare services. GVADS provide an integrated catchment wide service response with the person, in the person’s community. The service also provides support and advice to clinical staff about assessment, management and referral pathways for clients with identified Drug and Alcohol issues.
This position will be supported by the professional and dedicated team and includes:
- Provisional Psychologist
- Registered nurse
- Care and recovery co-ordinators
- Administration and data assistant
To apply please visit https://erecruit1.mercury.com.au/GoulburnValley/Default.aspx For enquiries please contact Lisa Pearson on 0358237970 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org or Julyan Howard on 0358237911 or via email email@example.com
Classification: RN Grade 4A or B depending on experience. Location: Community Health @ GV Health, Shepparton. Employment Status: Fixed Term Full Time ending 30/06/2017 Job Reference Number: 13981 Applications close 18/03/2016.