31654, several expected vacancies - 01MLG

Diabetes CNC
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 16 December 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $106,759 - $111,190
Position No: 31654, several expected vacancies - 01MLG
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 28 November 2019
Contact Officer: Lynelle Boisseau on (02) 6174 7601 or (02) 6174 7601

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.
  • 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 Canberra Health Diabetes Service is a multidisciplinary team comprising medical, nursing and allied health professionals. The service provides a coordinated and integrated service between the Canberra Hospital and various community based locations within the ACT. The service provides diabetes care and treatment across the continuum for pre-diabetes, children, adolescents and adults, women during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
This nursing role requires the ability to provide appropriate leadership and skilled clinical assessment and intervention for clients with diabetes across Canberra Health Service Campuses.
The Diabetes Nurse will be responsible professionally to the Senior Nurse Clinician of the Canberra Health Diabetes Service.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Must hold and maintain a current driver’s licence.
Highly Desirable:
  • Post-graduate qualifications from a university or tertiary institution in Diabetes Education. Is an Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) credentialed diabetes educator or is working towards a post-graduate certificate in Diabetes Education.
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).
These are expected vacancies for 12 months with the possibility for extension up to two years and/or permanency. In this position you may be expected to work on call and in a variety diabetes area and across sites within the Canberra Health Service.

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These are expected vacancies for 12 months with the possibility for extension up to two years and/or permanency.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services