22408 - 01MTM


Nurse Manager Surgical Wards
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 22 November 2019

Classification: Nurse Manager Surgical Wards
Salary: $120,730
Position No: 22408 - 01MTM
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 November 2019
Contact Officer: Tania Lawrence on tania.lawrence@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 5091


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 focused 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.
The Division of Surgery, Oral Health is responsible for delivering inpatient and outpatients surgical and medical imaging services and prevention and treatment dental health programs for children, targeted youth and adults of the ACT and surrounding region. 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, Medical Imaging, specialist surgical ward areas, medical and nursing Outpatient services, Shock Trauma Service, Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Unit and the ACT Dental Health Program.
Overview of the work area and position:
The Nursing Leadership team is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Surgery and Oral Health Division nursing workforce, ensuring safe, efficient and effective operations of the business units in the Division.
This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Nursing Surgical Wards and is responsible, in collaboration with the individual Ward Clinical Nurse Consultants, for the management of the physical, fiscal and human resources in inpatient surgical wards.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Desirable:
  • Post graduate qualifications in advanced nursing or related field
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.

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Note

This is a temporary position available for up to 12 months.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services