19896 - 01K2F

Neonatology Clinical Support Nurse (CSN)
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 20 June 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $105,372 - $109,709
Position No: 19896 - 01K2F
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 June 2019
Contact Officer: Leanne Ehrlich on leanne.ehrlich@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 7569

About us
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused 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 of 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.
  • Three 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 a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Women, Youth and Children Division deliver a wide range of neonatal, obstetric and paediatric health services through the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC) and community.
Overview of the work area and position
The Department of Neonatology is the only tertiary level 5-6 neonatal unit in the ACT and surrounding NSW. It includes Intensive Care (NICU), Special Care (SCN), ACT NETS retrieval service, Newborn and Parent Support Service and NICU Growth and Development Clinic. NICU and SCN have 29 funded beds with the growth capacity of 34 beds. There are approximately 3,500 births per year in CHWC, and 700 neonatal admissions to the Unit. The facility offers individualised family centred care in a developmentally appropriate and technologically state-of-the-art environment.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Highly Desirable:
  • Post graduate qualifications in Neonatal Nursing
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
This is a temporary position available for a period of four months.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.


This is a temporary position available for a period of four months.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services