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Registered Nurses Level 1 - University of Canberra Public Hospital

ACT Health

Job Number:           01BSZ
Position Number:   39991, Several
Annual Salary:        $63,548 - $84,888
Branch:                    Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care
Vacancy Type:         Permanent Full Time and Part Time
Closing Date:          1 March 2018 
Contact Officer:      Bianca Gonzales (02) 6244 4144       
Contact Email:

About us: 
Canberra’s first purpose-built rehabilitation hospital will support people recovering from surgery or injury, or experiencing mental illness. The University of Canberra Public Hospital will provide sub-acute rehabilitation health services to the ACT and surrounding region.

ACT Health is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
About the roles:
We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced nurses to fill RN Level 1 positions in our neurological, older persons and general rehabilitation units. We have both part time and full time permanent positions available.  All positions work a 24/7 rotating roster, including a regular contribution to night shift.   

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.
Overview of the Work Area and Position:
The University of Canberra Public Hospital (UCPH) is scheduled to open in 2018. UCPH is a 140 bed sub- acute rehabilitation hospital providing inpatient rehabilitation, aged care rehabilitation, mental health rehabilitation and outpatient and community based rehabilitation services.  
Qualifications and experience:
  • Registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Holds a current drivers licence (prefered).
Successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
  • Comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.
  • Be responsible for the provision of comprehensive, high quality care to patients utilising the principles of fair access and equity, patient participation, health promotion and prevention.
  • Provides patient care in accordance with relevant legislation, professional standards and organisational policy within an ethical and professional framework.
  • Maintain required clinical core competencies and skills, accessing appropriate education and staff development opportunities. Practices within professional scope of practice.
  • Participate in risk assessment, incident and accident reporting, continuous quality improvement activities, program based research and accreditation that aim at improving the level of service to patients and the department.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and colleagues utilising well developed verbal, written and technological skills.
  • Maintain and promote safe clinical practice and adhere to Infection Control principles and practices.
  • Undertaking other duties as directed, within the approved scope of clinical practices.
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Registered NurseACT Health
Location ACT,Canberra
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Aged Care
Closing Date 01-03-2018

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