Closes: 16 February 2021
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary: $94,409 plus superannuation
Position No: 28459 - 01U72
Advertised (Gazettal date): 02 February 2021
Contact Officer: Amanda Chase on or
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.
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)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
Overview of the work area and position:
The Justice Health Services, Custodial Health team provides high quality primary healthcare services to people in contact with the criminal justice system and located within the Alexander Maconochie Centre and Bimberi Youth Justice Centre. The service aims to provide collaborative, equitable and comprehensive health care to patients and other key stakeholders and services.
In this role you will be required to work at various JHS sites and provide a thorough orientation schedule, clinical and professional support, feedback and guidance to all JHS registered and enrolled nurses. It is expected that you will provide one on one teaching, clinical support, ongoing evaluation and feedback for JHS Nurses across a diversity of clinical areas within CHS–JHS.
This position works collaboratively with all staff including ACT Correctives Services and Child and Youth Protection services to ensure optimum service delivery and best evidence practice. The role will be responsible for quality initiatives, data collection and analysis and procedure development.
The position holder will work within the Custodial Health nursing team to drive change and promote a high-quality service to patients.You will be required to undertake professional development and supervision, participate in quality initiatives, and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes
The Registered Nurse Level 2 is expected to have a demonstrated competence in advanced nursing practice, provide guidance to less experienced nursing staff.
The Registered Nurse Level 2 is seen by the Organisation as a source of expert nursing knowledge, 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.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
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