Clinical Nurse Consultant Neurosurgery
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 30 March 2020

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.2
Salary: $122,360 plus superannuation
Position No: 25636
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 March 2020
Contact Officer: Jeanine Young on Jeanine.Young@act.gov.au or 02 5124 3375

Details: 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.
  • Seven 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:
Ward 9B is a 29 bed inpatient unit delivering patient centred care to those requiring the services of Neurosurgery.
The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) Ward 9B is
  • responsible for the day to day operational management of services within the ward including the management of nursing workloads/ models of care and patient flow both internal and external to the ward,
  • to provide expert clinical leadership and management within a nursing and multidisciplinary team,
  • to embed and maintain the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHSS) at a ward level,
  • to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate timely and appropriate patient flow.
Under broad direction, you will play a key role in providing day to day recruitment, human resource and contract management across ACT Health. The successful applicant will be proactive, flexible, adaptive and comfortable with a changing working environment.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Registered or is eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Post graduate qualification in or working towards a higher degree in Health Services Management.
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • undergo a pre-employment Police check,
  • obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services