16222 - 01OU6


Assistant Director of Nursing Medicine Ambulatory
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 April 2020

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 4.3
Salary: $139,701 plus superannuation
Position No: 16222 - 01OU6
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 17 March 2020
Contact Officer: Kellie Noffke on kellie.noffke@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 2012


Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
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 Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Ambulatory holds a senior nursing leadership position within the Division of Medicine. The ADON in consultation with the Director of Nursing provides strategic leadership, direction, planning and operational input to achieve quality patient care and service delivery outcomes within Medicine. The ADON Ambulatory reports to the Director of Nursing. You will actively support, guide and collaborate with the Ambulatory Clinical Nurse Consultants within Medicine in strategic implementation of evidence-based practice, auditing, reporting and compliance to standards, procedure and policies across CHS and the national governing bodies. The ADON will also work in collaboration with the other ADONs in the Division and Unit Directors to deliver high quality person-centred care.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Desirable:
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications or equivalent.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Leaders and Senior Management