Nurse practitioner adult mental health access

Position Summary


  • Participate in all services that is Adult Access
  • Undertake research and drive innovation
  • Collegiate with other Nurse Practitioners

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

We are seeking a dynamic and vibrant Nurse Practitioner to complement the senior clinical leadership team of Adult Access that incorporates the following services, crisis assessment and treatment services (CATS), ED Response, Telephone Triage and Mental Health and Police (MHaP). You will play a key and pivotal role in leading change, promoting research to successfully implement change processes and ensure evidence based practices are foremost in the model of care for adult access.

Be accountable for the standards and outcomes of practice within the program.

About you

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), with no conditions of registration relating to unsatisfactory professional performance or unprofessional conduct.
  • Completed Master degree of Nurse Practitioner or equivalent Clinical Master degree, as deemed appropriate by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA, including the Therapeutic Medication management module.
  • Endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner on the National Register via the NMBA
  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values: Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

Eastern Health


Posted: 14 August 2019

Will be removed: 29 August 2019

Location:  Melbourne, VIC