33203 - 01MXN

Clinical Nurse Consultant, Wound Management
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 20 November 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $106,795 - $111,190
Position No: 33203 - 01MXN
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 November 2019
Contact Officer: Libby Coates on libby.coates@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 1276

Canberra Health Services 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.
Canberra Health Services is committed to the delivery of person and family centred, safe and high quality care in a sustainable health system. This will be achieved with key strategic priorities which includes ensuring the delivery of ACT Health’s Quality Strategy and government priorities, and aligning them with ACT Health’s Territory Wide Services Framework.
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 acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The 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 CHS 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.
Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care (RACC) is a vibrant and diverse Division within Canberra Health Services providing multidisciplinary rehab, 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.  Our staff are committed to the delivery of health services that reflect ACT Health’s values:  care, excellence, collaboration and integrity.
Planning is well underway to establish the ACT’s first sub-acute rehabilitation hospital on the grounds of the University of Canberra.  This new hospital, the University of Canberra Public Hospital (UCPH) is part of ACT Health’s planned network of health facilities designed to meet the needs of our ageing and growing population.
RACC services work collaboratively with the individuals, his/her carers and other services within and external to ACT Health.
Overview of the work area and position:
This full time consultancy role provides high level clinical leadership in the specialty of wound management to staff managing patients with complex wound care needs.  The position is physically based at the Belconnen Community Health Centre.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Hold current driver’s licence.
  • Tertiary or post graduate qualifications and recent experience in a wide range of clinical hospital and/or community health settings applicable to the position
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 12 months.

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This is a temporary position available for 12 months.

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