22400 - 01OUD

Clinical Nurse Consultant, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 02 April 2020

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.2
Salary: $122,360 plus superannuation
Position No: 22400 - 01OUD
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 17 March 2020
Contact Officer: Marg McManus on margaret.mcmanus@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 5164

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.
  • Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services provide a range of health services from prevention and treatment through to recovery and maintenance at a number of locations and in varied environments for people suffering from mental health issues.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Seven 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 Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit (GEHU) consists of an endoscopy unit and outpatient clinics.  The GEHU provides a range of gastroenterological interventional and diagnostic services including, but not limited to, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram, endoscopic ultrasounds, and an Anorectal manometry service. The outpatient clinics includes the inflammatory bowel disease service, liver disease service, National Bowel Cancer Screening program.
The GEHU CNC is responsible for the standards of nursing care and the operational management of the GEHE, ensuring the effective and efficient operation of human and financial management and patient flow within the service.  The CNC is also responsible for driving the quality and safety agenda for the GEHU, in collaboration with the Unit Director, and ensuring that all nursing staff have access to the required education and training to ensure high standards of nursing competence and care delivery to our patients.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse 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).
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
This is a temporary position available for nine months.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here


This is a temporary position available for nine months.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services