09998 - 01MT6


Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU)
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 22 November 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.2
Salary: $120,730
Position No: 09998 - 01MT6
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 November 2019
Contact Officer: Kerri Reeves on kerri.reeves@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 3051


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 Division of Surgery is responsible for delivering inpatient and outpatient surgical services. The Division includes Surgical Bookings and Pre-Admission Clinic, Anaesthesia, Pain Management Unit, Operating Theatres, Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit, Day Surgery Unit and Admissions / Extended Day Surgery Unit and specialist surgical ward areas.
Liaising with Registered Nurse Level 4.3, Dir Anaesthesia, Level 2 and 3 Teams and Nurse Educator to provide a coordinated, efficient use of human and physical resources to achieve a high standard of care. Liaise with Registered Nurse Level 4.3 and Nurse Educator and participate in staff recruitment, orientation and development.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Desirable:
  • Recent comprehensive clinical competency relevant to the position is highly desirable.
Please note 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).
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
Note:
The Perioperative Unit at Canberra Health Services is seeking a dynamic Registered Nurse to act on a temporary basis as the Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU). This position will start 29 November 2019 till the 16 March 2020 with the option to extend and provide annual leave relief for the next 12 months. This role provides a coordinated, efficient use of human and physical resources to achieve a high standard of patient care. Our Perioperative unit consists of a DOSA admissions unit, 13 operating theatres covering a wide range of surgical specialties, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit and an Extended Day Surgery Unit.

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Note

This position will start 29 November 2019 till the 16 March 2020 with the option to extend and provide annual leave relief for the next 12 months.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services