Clinical Nurse / Midwife Consultant

$115,743 - $120,506 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 3.1
Salary: $115,743 - $120,506 plus superannuation
Position No: 19170 - 024RV
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 August 2022
Contact Officer: Leanne Muir on leanne.muir@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 3695

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

The Infection Prevention and Control Unit comprises a team of dedicated nursing staff working with the Infectious Diseases medical staff to minimise infection risks for patients, health care workers, and the general public.

The Unit strives for excellence in achieving this aim through ongoing programs including staff and public education, policy development and review, and surveillance of hospital-acquired infections; key input in location and equipping of new or redesigned clinical areas; outbreak management; and promotion of hand-hygiene and other infection control techniques.

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
  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and be responsive to meet needs

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Mandatory:

  • Be registered as a Nurse or Midwife or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Desirable:

  • Holds or is working towards tertiary qualifications in Infection Control.
  • 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 eight months.

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.

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

Note

This is a temporary position available for eight months.

Job Closing Date

18 Aug, 2022