Neonatology Clinical Development Nurse

$94,409 - $100,061 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 22 Nov, 2021
Part time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Part-time Temporary

Closes: 08 December 2021
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $94,409 - $100,061 plus superannuation
Position No: 29989, several - 01Z7Y
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 19 November 2021
Contact Officer: Joelle Martinoski on or (02) 5124 7569

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.

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused 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:
The Department of Neonatology is the only tertiary level 5-6 Neonatal Unit in the ACT and surrounding NSW. It includes Intensive Care (NICU), Special Care (SCN), ACT NETS retrieval service, Newborn and Parent Support Service, and NICU Growth and Development Clinic. NICU and SCN have 28 funded beds with the growth capacity of 34 beds. There are approximately 3,500 births per year in CHWC, and 700 neonatal admissions to the Unit. The facility offers individualised family centred care in a developmentally appropriate and technologically state-of-the-art environment.
Together with a small team of Clinical Development Nurses (CDN) you will support nursing staff in both NICU and SCN to achieve excellence in clinical practice, standards of care and improved outcomes throughout the patient journey. CDN support and education will be provided across morning and evening shifts, seven days a week.

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. Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive,
  2. Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet patients’ needs,
  3. An ability to work respectfully in partnership with a range of stakeholders while, simultaneously demonstrating leadership.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Relevant Post-graduate qualifications in Neonatal Nursing, Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and a minimum of two years’ experience working professionally in neonatology nursing is preferred.

  • The successful applicant will need to be available for morning, evening and weekend shifts.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in 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.

This is a part-time temporary position available for five months with the possibility of extension. This job is available at 32 hours and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

Job Closing Date

08 Dec, 2021