Closes: 13 December 2019
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $106,795 - $111,190
Position No: 34205, several - 01MYS
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 29 November 2019
Contact Officer: Nicole Slater on
(02) 6174 5815
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‐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.
- 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 and Alcohol and Drug Services.
Canberra Health Services is committed to the delivery of person and family centred, safe and high quality care in a sustainable health system. This will be achieved with key strategic priorities for CHS which includes ensuring the delivery of Canberra Health Service’s Quality Strategy and government priorities, and aligning them with ACT Health’s Territory Wide Services Framework. The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care. Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of Canberra Health Services include early childhood, youth and women’s health; dental services, rehabilitation and community care; mental health and alcohol and drug services. In addition, justice health services are provided within the Territory’s’ detention facilities. 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:
The division of Critical Care provides comprehensive services to patients requiring critical care treatments and includes the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department and Acute Clinical Services Unit (Acute Surgical Unit, Medical Emergency Team and the Early Recognition of the deteriorating patient program).
There are opportunities available for suitably qualified Registered Nurse's to apply for a permanent position as a Navigator/Clinical Coordinator in the Emergency Department. Successful applicants will be required to work a rotating roster with morning, evening and night shifts seven days a week.
- Registered or eligible to register as a General Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and holds or is working towards a higher degree,
- Relevant Post Graduate Qualifications are highly desirable,
- Registered under the Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
- Undergo a pre-employment National Police check
- Comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
Note: There are several full-time and part time permanent positions available. The number of successful applicants will be determinant on your preferred FTE. The full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata for the part-time time hours. Applications should include a maximum three pages addressing the Selection Criteria, a current curriculum vitae and the names of two professional referees whom are aware of your application.
How to Apply
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Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services