15959 - 01MTQ


Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Nurse
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 09 December 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $93,151 - $98,728
Position No: 15959 - 01MTQ
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 November 2019
Contact Officer: Penny Maher or Denise Carter on penny.maher@act.gov.au or denise.carter@act.gov.au or (02) 6142 6142 or (02) 6142 6142


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
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced registered nurse or registered nurse/midwife to work within a dynamic and evolving Women’s Health Unit at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children in the field of menstrual disorders, endometriosis and pelvic pain.
The Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Nurse will coordinate and provide an innovative evidenced based health program for women experiencing gynaecological conditions, endometriosis and pelvic pain, by contributing to clinical practice guideline development, clinical service provision, education, research and ongoing management and development of the service.
This would include the support of menstrual health education and self-screening programs for teenagers, collaborating with school nurses at Canberra high schools.
The position involves working weekdays in the gynaecology outpatient department and consulting or providing education in other outpatient, inpatient and community locations as needed. This role functions as part of the multidisciplinary team for endometriosis and complex pelvic pain and services the people of ACT and surrounding regions.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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 temporary position available for up to 12 months with possibility of extension.

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Note

This is a temporary position available for up to 12 months with possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services