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Job Description – Registered Nurse Level 2 – Registered Nurse (01RNV)
Registered Nurse Level 2 – Registered Nurse (
Job Title: Registered Nurse
Classification: Registered Nurse Level 2
Position Number: 22719
Branch: Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services
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:
Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services (RACS) is a vibrant and diverse Division within CHS providing multidisciplinary rehab, aged and community based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres and the Village Creek Centre in Kambah. Our staff are committed to the delivery of health services that reflect CHS’s values: care, excellence, collaboration and integrity.
The University of Canberra Hospital (UCH), Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research is located on the grounds of the University of Canberra. The hospital, the ACT’s first sub-acute rehabilitation hospital, is part of CHS’s network of health facilities designed to meet the needs of our ageing and growing population.
RACS services work collaboratively with the individuals, his/her carers and other services within and external to CHS. CHS is a values-led Directorate.
Overview of the work area and position:
Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services (RACS) is a vibrant and diverse Division within Canberra Health Services providing multidisciplinary rehab, aged and community-based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres and Village Creek Centre in Kambah. Our staff are committed to the delivery of health services that reflect ACT Health’s values: care, excellence, collaboration and integrity.
A number of RACS services work collaboratively with the individuals, his/her carers and other services within and external to Canberra Health Services.
The Community Care Program (CCP) Community Nursing Service delivers a range of community-based technical nursing services to residents of the ACT. These services include wound care, continence management, stoma care, post-acute support, palliative care, and end of life care. Services are delivered in a clinic or domiciliary setting.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
This is a temporary position available for a period of three months. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Some vacancies may lead to permanency.
These are the key criteria for how you will be assessed in conjunction with your curriculum vitae and experience. Your statement of claims against the Selection Criteria should summarise how your skills and experiences would enable you to fulfil the responsibilities of the position. It is therefore in the interests of candidates to present their application in a way that demonstrates significant outcomes associated with each of the criteria, as well as the capabilities and behaviours that underpin them.
(Please note that it is not necessary to address the capabilities and behaviours individually).
How to Apply
To complete your application, you must prepare responses to the Selection Criteria and upload this as part of your application along with a current curriculum vitae. For more information on how to apply go to http://www.health.act.gov.au/employment/how-apply . For further information about the position and a copy of the performance expectations and jobs demands checklist, please contact the Contact Officer above.