Registered Nurse level 2

$100,957 - $107,000 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022
Contractor/Temp Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Registered Nurse level 2
Salary: $100,957 - $107,000 plus superannuation
Position No: 22273 - 024KL
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 August 2022
Contact Officer: Tracy Garratt on tracy.garratt@act.gov.au or 51243352

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

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

Ward 4B is a busy 20 bed ward which accommodates both renal / medical inpatients, more dependent patients awaiting discharge and 10 discharge chairs for independent patients from many specialities across CHS. The ward offers inpatient care to patients admitted with renal dysfunction and multiple co-morbidities as well medical patients with complex conditions and associated complications. Ward 4B also ensures safe discharge of patients from within CHS to home or other facilities.

The Registered Nurse Level 2 is seen by the Organisation as a source of expert nursing knowledge, especially within the Renal nursing field, skills, and attributes.

The Registered Nurse Level 2 must demonstrate a higher level of skill and the ability to perform a more demanding role covering the domains: clinical care, leadership, education, safety, and communication.

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

  1. Experienced medical nurse with renal skills an advantage
  2. Strong organisational skills and ability to work within a team environment.
  3. Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs,

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum three years post registration experience
  • The successful applicant will work a rotating roster to include weekends and night duty.
  • Have an understanding of 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.
  • Provide current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • 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 - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (act.gov.au)

Note: This is a temporary position available for six months with the possibility of extension.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Note

This is a temporary position available for six months with the possibility of extension.

Job Closing Date

18 Aug, 2022