Endoscopy Nurse 2022

$72,698 - $97,112 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 23 Jun, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 1
Salary: $72,698 - $97,112 plus superannuation
Position No: 21822 - 023KO
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 June 2022
Contact Officer: Valerie Davies on Valerie.Davies@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 3488

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.


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:  CHS website

The Gastroenterology & Hepatology Unit (GEHU) is based at The Canberra Hospital campus and provides the following endoscopic services for both inpatients and outpatients:

  • gastroscopy
  • colonoscopy
  • bronchoscopy
  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • ano-rectal manometry services

The unit performs approximately 6000 procedures per year. The GEHU performs approximately 10, 000 occasions of service per year and provides an outpatient clinical service for patients with either inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), hepatological or general gastrointestinal conditions.

The Registered Nurse role reports to the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Nurse Consultant and is responsible for facilitating, contributing and supporting the delivery of best practice nursing care to patients of the GEHU.


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

  1. Strong organisational skills with a strong work ethic.
  2. Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.
  3. Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  4. Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Registered or be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • The successful applicant will need to be available for on-call after-hours work and possible weekend work.
  • You will need to understand how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • You will need to fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and 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.

Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804

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Job Closing Date

08 Jul, 2022