22555 - 01NKR


Haematology Registered Nurse
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 29 January 2020

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $94,409 - $100,061
Position No: 22555 - 01NKR
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 January 2020
Contact Officer: Sally McCloy on sally.mccloy@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 8458


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 and Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to undertake a higher duties Nurse position within the Haematology Outpatient Unit for a period of one year to cover maternity leave. Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified Registered Nurses to fill this dynamic and rewarding position for this period.
The division of Cancer and Ambulatory Support provides a comprehensive range of cancer screening, assessment, diagnostic and treatment services and palliative care through inpatient, outpatient and community settings. The division is also responsible for the administration support to Ambulatory and Community Health centers across ACT Health.
The Haematology Outpatient Unit treats patients with malignant and non-malignant haematological conditions. The successful applicant will be working with chemotherapy agents, blood products and central venous access devices. The successful candidate will be provided with full support from our dedicated and highly experienced team.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team are essential for this position.  It is essential for the candidate to have previous haematology/chemotherapy experience.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team are essential for this position.  It is essential for the candidate to have previous haematology/chemotherapy experience.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to :
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
Desirable:
  • Cannulation experience
  • Central Venous Access Device Experience
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
Note:
This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months. Haematology Outpatient Unit is open Monday to Sunday 8.30am- 6pm. This is a full time position, with the possibility of working weekend shifts. Part time applications will be considered. Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only.

How to Apply

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Note

This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services