22702- 01RTH


Cardiology OP Nurse
Part-time Permanent

Closes: 02 October 2020

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $94,409 - $100,061 plus superannuation
Position No: 22702- 01RTH
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 September 2020
Contact Officer: Michelle Lander on michelle.lander@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 3733


Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.
Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.
Our Values:
Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

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.
  • Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services provide a range of health services from prevention and treatment through to recovery and maintenance at a number of locations and in varied environments for people suffering from mental health issues.
  • 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:
The Cardiology Department is an outpatient service providing clinical and diagnostic services to patients with cardiovascular disease. The main role of the registered nurse in the department is to provide high quality care, advanced nursing assessment skills, education, support and counselling to individuals at risk of or affected by Cardiovascular Disease. Education centres around self-management principles which are supported by evidence-based practice. The service is delivered in the outpatient clinic area and does have liaison with inpatient services in regard to procedures and diagnostic tests performed in the area. The position has a strong liaison with medical staff regarding triaging and referral systems into the department.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory: 

  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a registered nurse.

Qualifications

  • Registered or is eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and any other registration required by the specific field.
  • A registered nurse whose qualification meets the minimum standard for registration in Australia, with a minimum of three years full-time equivalent (FTE) post registration experience in the relevant field, or
  • A registered nurse whose qualification meets the minimum standard for registration in Australia, who holds a post-graduate qualification, eligible for recognition through remuneration of a qualification allowance, with a minimum of 12 months full-time equivalent (FTE) experience in the relevant field.

Desirable

  • A registered nurse with a minimum of three years full time equivalent post registration experience, in the relevant field. Holds or is working towards a post basic qualification relevant to this field.

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).

Note: This is a part-time permanent position available at 29.24 hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

How to Apply 

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services