40085 - 01KKI

Program Support Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 17 July 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 3
Salary: $63,374 - $68,204
Position No: 40085 - 01KKI
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 July 2019
Contact Officer: Linsay Ottaway on lindsay.ottaway@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 4500

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is a modern health service provider of most major medical and surgical sub-specialties. The CHS provides acute, sub-acute, primary, ambulatory and community‚Äźbased health services to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of over 400,000 people. The CHS also serves the surrounding south-eastern New South Wales region with a population in excess of 650,000. This region 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 of publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 670 bed tertiary referral and teaching hospital providing most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services, including trauma services
  • The 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.
  • Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) provide a range of health services from prevention and treatment through to recovery and maintenance at a number of locations and in varied environments for people suffering from mental health issues.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • 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.
The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC) is located on the Canberra Hospital campus and offers a range of services for women, children and families.
CHS is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
The Division of Critical Care provides comprehensive services to patients requiring critical care treatments and includes the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Emergency Department (ED), Medical Emergency Team (MET) and the medical outreach team, Early Recognition of the Deteriorating Patient program, Trauma Services, the Capital Region Retrieval Service (CRRS) and the Research and Service Development Unit.
Overview of the work area and position
The Emergency Medicine Education and Training (EMET) Program was established to improve care for patients requiring urgent and emergency care in Australia. The Commonwealth Department of Health has funded ACEM to administer the EMET program since 2011, as a component of the Emergency Medicine Program (EMP). The EMET Program is delivered by Canberra Hospital Emergency Department Specialists to a number of regional Emergency Departments in the surrounding regions.
Working closely with Emergency Medicine Specialists within the Canberra Hospital Emergency Department, the Program Support Officer is responsible for coordinating and supporting the EMET program.
Under limited direct supervision you will be responsible for liaising with training sites to facilitate their training requirements, confirming training dates and resource availability.
The Program Support Officer will collate data and prepare reports on training that has been undertaken for the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM).
This position is based in the Emergency Department at Canberra Hospital and reports to the Operations Manager, Division of Critical Care.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
  • Current driver’s licence.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
This is a temporary position available until 28 February 2021 with the possibility of extension. This is a part-time permanent position available at 7:21 hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata. Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only.

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This is a temporary position available until 28 February 2021 with the possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services