Clozapine Coordinator

$108,237 - $112,691 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 08 Nov, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 01 January 2021
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $108,237 - $112,691 plus superannuation
Position No: 33949 - 01YZB
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 November 2021
Contact Officer: Susan Jacques on susan.jacques@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 0220

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

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.
In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.

POSITION OVERVIEW
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) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/
The Mental Health Justice Health and Drug and Alcohol Services (MHJHADS) Division provides quality health care to people in inpatient, community and forensic settings. The Clozapine co-ordinator role will work across the MHJHADS Division, providing clinical services and senior support as it is required.

ABOUT YOU
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  1. Excellent communication skills
  2. Leadership skills
  3. Strong attention to detail with ability to produce quality work with a minimum of supervision

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Relevant Post graduate Mental Health Nursing qualifications or equivalent is desirable
  • Minimum of five years’ full-time experience working professionally in a mental health related area and minimum of twelve months work experience relevant to clozapine is preferred.
  • The successful applicant will work fulltime during business hours and be available for occasional weekend and after-hours work.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Provide evidence of a current driver’s licence

NOTES
This position is fulltime with possibility of part-time considered and the salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

Job Closing Date

01 Jan, 2022