42277 - 01PNK

Access and Operations Co-ordinator
Part-time Permanent

Closes: 09 June 2020

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $108,237 - $112,691 plus superannuation
Position No: 42277 - 01PNK
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 May 2020
Contact Officer: Donna Cleary on donna.cleary@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 7575

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.

* 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.

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 Women, Youth and Children offers a range of primary, secondary and tertiary services across the acute and community-based sectors.

The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC) is a tertiary centre for the ACT and surrounding regional areas. CHWC provides care to women and children across maternity, gynaecology, paediatric and neonatology services. The Nurse/Midwife Access and Operations Co-ordinator (AOC) positions are responsible for the coordination and management of clinical requirements and leadership after hours to facilitate capacity across CHWC clinical areas.

The role works closely with the Canberra Health Services Access Unit whilst providing operational support for CHWC Clinical Nurse/Midwifery Managers and team leaders. This position provides a central point of contact and escalation for CHWC.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Nursing and Midwifery (Clinical Support), the role contributes to the provision of safe effective care through coordinating responses to manage patient flow issues.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

* Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse and/or Midwife.

* Post graduate qualification in a relevant nursing or midwifery field
* Holding or working towards a higher degree in a relevant 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).


This position is part-time at 32 hours (0.84 FTE, 4 shifts per week) per week and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata. The role operates seven days per week, morning and evening shifts.

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This position is part-time at 32 hours (0.84 FTE, 4 shifts per week) per week and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services