00891 - 01MKJ


Head and Neck Cancer Specialist Nurse
Part-time Permanent

Closes: 11 December 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $106,795 - $111,190
Position No: 00891 - 01MKJ
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 27 November 2019
Contact Officer: David Larkin on david.larkin@act.gov.au or (02) 6174 5637


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position:
The division of Cancer and Ambulatory Support provides a comprehensive range of cancer screening, assessment, diagnostic and treatment services and palliative care through inpatient, outpatient and community settings.
The Head and Neck Cancer Specialist Nurse will work as part of the division’s Cancer Supportive Care team. The Cancer Specialist Nurse role is responsible for co-ordinating the care of clients with complex needs, related to a diagnosis of head and neck cancer, across the cancer journey.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Holds or is working towards relevant post graduate nursing qualifications
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
Note:
This position is part-time at 24 hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata.

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Note

This position is part-time at 30 hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services