Registered Nurse

$100,957 - $107,000 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 21 Jun, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $100,957 - $107,000 plus superannuation
Position No: 45152 - 023KQ
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 20 June 2022
Contact Officer: Clare Stephenson on Clare.Stephenson@act.gov.au or (+61) 0408 135 203

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 be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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: www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au

Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services (RACS) is a vibrant and diverse Division within Canberra Health Services providing multidisciplinary rehab, aged and community-based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres, Village Creek Centre in Kambah.

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 particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  1. Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  2. Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs
  3. High level leadership skills
  4. High level communication skills and a strong self-directed learning ethic.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Relevant nursing qualifications and a minimum of two years’ experience working professionally in Acute Geriatrics setting is preferred.

  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Ability to work a rotating roster.
  • 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.

Note: This is a temporary position available for ten months with the possibility of permanency. The successful candidates may be selected based on application and referee report only.

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.
  • Bring two referee reports, with one from your current line manager

Job Closing Date

07 Jul, 2022