Closes: 25 June 2019
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.2
Position No: 22402 - 01K7V
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 11 June 2019
Contact Officer: Maria Harman on
0466 634 639
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
The University of Canberra Hospital will provide sub-acute rehabilitation health services to the ACT and surrounding region.
Canberra Hospital and Health Services provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region.
The key strategic priority for the Canberra Hospital acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The Canberra Hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care.
Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of ACT Health include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities.
CHS 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 University of Canberra Hospital (UCH) opened in July, 2018. UCH is a 140 bed sub-acute rehabilitation hospital providing inpatient rehabilitation, aged care rehabilitation, mental health rehabilitation and outpatient and community based rehabilitation services.
Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care (RACC) is a vibrant and diverse Division within CHS providing multidisciplinary rehabilitation, aged and community based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres, Village Creek Centre in Kambah, and Independent Living Centre in Weston.
- Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Post Graduate studies in Health Management or related field and/or
- Post Graduate studies in Nursing
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 is a temporary position available for six months with possibility of extension and/or permanency. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months.
How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.
This is a temporary position available for six months with possibility of extension and/or permanency.
Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services