19611, several - 01JRY

Registered Nurse
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 31 May 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $105,372 - $109,709
Position No: 19611, several - 01JRY
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 May 2019
Contact Officer: Tegan Murray on tegan.murray@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 1842

About us
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based 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.
  • Three 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 and alcohol and drug services.
Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Overview of the work area and position
Forensic Mental Health Services is a contemporary evidence-based service providing high quality mental health care that is guided by principles of Recovery. The service aims to provide collaborative care involving the consumer, their carers and other key services. At this level it is expected that you will provide, under limited supervision, high quality care to achieve sound outcomes for consumers particularly with regards to suicide and self harm. It is an expectation that you will contribute your expertise to the multidisciplinary team, provide supervision to Registered Nurse Level 2 staff and support the Team Leader. You will be required to undertake professional development and supervision and participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the National Nursing and Midwifery Board through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Experience working in mental health
  • Current Passenger Vehicles Driver’s Licence
  • Holds or is working towards post-graduate nursing qualifications and/or has demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the area of practice.
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 and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services


No documents have been supplied for this position.