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Registered Nurse Level 2 - Uni...

UC Public Hospital
UC Public Hospital

Registered Nurse Level 2
Salary Range: 
$88,249 - $93,533  (PN: 40030, several)

ACT Health 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. The University of Canberra Hospital will provide sub-acute rehabilitation health services to the ACT and surrounding region. Canberra Hospital and Health Services (CHHS) provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region. The key strategic priority for the Canberra Hospital acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The Canberra 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 ACT Health include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities. ACT Health 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:Apply to be part of the team that establishes Canberra’s first purpose-built rehabilitation hospital. Canberra’s first purpose-built rehabilitation hospital will support people recovering from surgery or injury, or experiencing mental illness. We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced nurses to fill positions at the Registered Nurse Level 2 (RN2). The University of Canberra Hospital (UCH) is scheduled to open in 2018. UCH is a 140 bed sub- acute rehabilitation hospital providing inpatient rehabilitation, aged care rehabilitation, mental health rehabilitation and outpatient and community based rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care (RACC) is a vibrant and diverse Division within ACT Health providing multidisciplinary rehab, aged and community based care across a range of settings. This includes Canberra Hospital, Community Health Centres, Village Creek Centre in Kambah, and Independent Living Centre in Weston. Planning is well underway to establish the ACT's first sub-acute rehabilitation hospital on the grounds of the University of Canberra. The new hospital, the UCH is part of the ACT Health's planned network of health facilities designed to meet the needs of our ageing and growing population. It is planned that in 2018 the inpatient Rehabilitation units will move from the Canberra Hospital to the University of Canberra Hospital. The Registered Nurse Level 2 provides leadership and guidance to staff as well as person centred nursing care.  

Eligibility/Other Requirements:Mandatory: 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; comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).

Notes:There are several positions available at both part time and full time permanent positions available. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months. All positions work a 24/7 rotating roster, including a regular contribution to night shift. This is a re-advertised position and previous applicants do not need to reapply.    

Contact Officer:Bianca Gonzales (02) 6244 4144 bianca.gonzales@act.gov.au

For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au

Applications Close: 07 June 2018

Date Posted
Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Duntroon, ACT 2600
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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