36794 - 01K1L

Surgery Access Nurse
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 18 June 2019

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $91,910 - $97,413
Position No: 36794 - 01K1L
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 June 2019
Contact Officer: Jelena Gissane on jelena.gissane@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9035

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 centered, safe and high quality care in a sustainable health system. This will be achieved with key strategic priorities which includes ensuring the delivery of Canberra Health Services Quality Strategy and government priorities, and aligning them with Canberra Health Services Territory Wide Services Framework.
Territory Wide Surgical Services forms part of the Clinical Operations Division within Canberra Hospital and Canberra Health Services and supports the provision of effective public surgical services in ACT public hospitals.
The role of the Territory Wide Surgical Services Team is to establish, review and update policy that governs the management of elective surgery for ACT public hospitals. The service also provides support for initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness for elective surgery including managing access to surgery through the Central Waitlist Service and the Telephone information Service.
A key strategic priority for this service is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care. Therefore another key role of this service is to work collaboratively with all hospitals to develop and implement Territory Wide initiatives that are aimed at improving access to elective surgery and services.
Overview of the work area and position:
The Territory Wide Surgical Services Team is seeking applications from highly motivated and organised individuals interested in joining a dynamic team who are leading new surgery initiatives across the Territory. This exciting opportunity includes assisting in the management of patients waiting for elective surgery in the ACT. The successful applicant will be customer focused and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills required to respond to consumers relating to the Elective Surgery Waiting List.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Advanced knowledge and experience within a surgical area
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
  • This is a temporary position available for six months with the possibility of extension.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services