Closes: 19 February 2020
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.2
Salary: $122,360 plus superannuation
Position No: 22181 - 01NYN
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 February 2020
Contact Officer: Margaret McManus on ***************@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 5***
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‐based 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:
Overview of the Work Area and Position
CHS Division of Medicine provides a range of medical specialties and allied health services. A strong emphasis is placed across all sections on accessible and timely care, delivered to a high standard of safety and quality. This is underpinned by the Division’s commitment to research and training. The Division works in partnership with professional colleagues, consumers, and a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.
The Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine (DRSM) operates from the Canberra Hospital campus. The team provide nursing services to both inpatient and outpatient with varied Respiratory conditions, such as Tuberculosis (TB) case management, TB screening, COPD management, Asthma Education and care of adult patients with Cystic Fibrosis. The CNC will play a crucial role in the day-to-day coordination of the unit, have an advanced knowledge of medical nursing and be responsible for clinical nursing support, operational management and strong leadership.
The successful applicant will have advanced clinical skills, experience in managing systems of clinical governance, leading quality improvement and participating in research and the capacity to represent the service throughout the ACT and liaise with colleagues nationally. This is a rewarding and exciting position within an innovative service that will require someone with the ability to be flexible and manage change within the service.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
This is a temporary position available for six months with possibility of extension.
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This is a temporary position available for six months with possibility of extension.Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services