Fracture Liaison Coordinator

$115,743 - $120,506 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 3.1
Salary: $115,743 - $120,506 plus superannuation
Position No: 17692 - 023HC
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 24 June 2022
Contact Officer: Jillian Davis on Jillian.Davis@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 3037

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

The Division of Surgery (DoS) is responsible for delivering services to inpatients and outpatients in the following specialties: ACT Trauma Service, Anaesthetics, Intensive Care Unit, Peri-Operative Unit, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular, Urology, Cardio-thoracic, Orthopaedics, Plastics, Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial, Acute Surgical Unit, Surgical Bookings and Pre-Admission Clinic, Ophthalmology and Pain Management Unit.

The Fracture Liaison Coordinator (FLC) role assists the Division of Surgery (DoS) to implement, manage, monitor and audit against the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Hip Fracture Care Clinical Care Standard. The FLC is also an integral part of the Fracture Liaison Service in the DoS and assists Canberra Hospital in providing a coordinated approach in the prevention of second fractures through the management and education of patients with minimal trauma fracture.

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

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet patient/ client needs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Holds or is progressing towards a post graduate qualification in nursing, health management or leadership and a minimum of five years’ experience working professionally in an acute health care setting is preferred.

  • 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.
  • Registered or eligible to register as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

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Job Closing Date

08 Jul, 2022