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Canberra Hospital and Health Services, Cancer, Ambulatory and Community Services, Ambulatory Care.

Canberra Health Services

Canberra Hospital and Health Services

Cancer, Ambulatory and Community Services

Ambulatory Care


Enrolled Nurse - Outpatients Department


Enrolled Nurse Level 1

Salary Range: $57,635 - $61,578 (PN: 15240)


About us: Canberra Heath Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. Canberra Health Services provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region. Canberra Health Services is committed to the delivery of person and family centred, safe and high-quality care in a sustainable health system. This will be achieved with key strategic priorities for CHS which includes ensuring the delivery of Canberra Health Services Quality Strategy and government priorities and aligning them with Canberra Health Services Territory Wide Services Framework. The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care. Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of Canberra Health Services include Early Childhood, Youth and Womens Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health services are provided within the Territorys detention facilities. Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.

Overview of the work area and position: The Division of Cancer, Ambulatory and Community Health Support provides a comprehensive range of cancer screening, assessment, diagnostic and treatment services and palliative care through inpatient, outpatient and community settings. The Division is also responsible for the administration and some clinical support to Ambulatory and Community Health centres across Canberra Health Services. The Outpatient Department (OPD) at Canberra Hospital sits within the Division of Cancer, Ambulatory, and Community Health Support (CACHS). OPD is a high-volume service with an average of 220 patients a day. The OPD provides clinic-based nursing care and administrative support to a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Consultant and Registered Nurses and working as part of the multidisciplinary team the Enrolled Nurse provides nursing support to all Outpatients Department clinics.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory: Must be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check, Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

Applications Close: 27 December 2018


02/01/2019 $0 ACT Australia 1 Healthcare & Medical
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