Mental Health Nurse

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time

About us:
Our mission is to improve our clients lives and make the rest of their lives, the best. We consider the experience of our clients an essential piece of Renaisense’s success, and we are deeply committed to empowering and supporting our clients, to help them get the most out of their interaction with us.
At Renaisense, we obsess about client satisfaction and excellence in service delivery. We embrace diversity within our teams – in background and experience among other things.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status or disability status.
Mental Health Nurse Responsibilities

Building relationships with clients and assessing their clinical and other needs
Ensure medication is taken properly
Planning nursing requirements
Liaising with internal multi-disciplinary teams
Updating client records
Respond to distressed clients in a non-threatening manner and attempt to understand the source of their discomfort
Help clients manage their emotions through de-escalation techniques
Identify whether or when clients are at risk of harming themselves or others
Obtain lab specimens
Assist physicians with exams
Schedule and arrange for special tests

Mental Health Nurse Requirements

Diploma/Degree in nursing with specialism in mental health or equivalent
2 years practicing experience
Full registration with the General Nursing Council of Zambia
Excellent observational skills
Outstanding communication skills
Decision making and time management
Emotional resilience and empathy