Job role: Registered Nurse level 1 – Intensive Care Unit.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Full-time.
Salary: $72,698 – $97,112 per year.
Shift & Schedule:
- Rotating roster.
- Shift work.
- City living without the traffic – Click here to see why you should live in Canberra.
- Competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions within a tertiary hospital.
- Salary Packaging with many options that provide full fringe benefits tax concessions.
- Flexible working conditions.
- 11.5% Superannuation.
About the Job.
North Canberra Hospital (formerly Calvary Public Hospital Bruce) and Clare Holland House are now run and operated by Canberra Health Services (CHS)
This is a significant milestone as the ACT Government moves towards delivering a new billion-dollar hospital on Canberra’s Northside
The new Northside Hospital will be built on the existing Calvary Hospital campus in Bruce. It will be a modern, state-of-the-art hospital for patients, visitors and its workforce and will provide more beds and increased services. Until then, it’s business as usual at the NCH, and we’ll keep providing high-quality care to our patients and community.
The Registered Nurse within the Intensive Care Unit is responsible for and will provide advanced clinical assessment; develop, implement and evaluate patient-centred care plans in collaboration with the patient and their family; and liaise closely with members of the multidisciplinary team. This role requires the applicant to have Critical Care skills and knowledge and be involved in National Standards as well as a commitment to ongoing Professional Development.
- Provide direct patient care, utilising the nursing process while working within the prescribed legislation.
- Provide direction, support and education of new and less experienced staff and students.
- Provide patient information and education throughout the continuum of care.
- Use computerised patient information and other PC based systems to obtain patient and other general information.
- Take responsibility for own continuing professional development, competency assessment and appraisal.
- Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organisation.
- Demonstrated clinical proficiency in critical care nursing practice, including exercising initiative and professional judgement, in assessing, negotiating, delivering and evaluating coordinated and compassionate care.
- Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with patients, family members and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team.
- Demonstrated ability to mentor and precept new and/or less experience staff.
- Evidence of commitment to maintaining ongoing professional development through participation in education and training activities relevant to clinical practice.
- Demonstrates understanding of, and adherence to, safety and quality standards, work, health and safety (WH&S) and the positive patient experience. Displays behaviour consistent with CHS’s values of reliable, progressive, respectful and kind.
- Previous ICU/HDU/CCU experience
- Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
- Able to work a full rotating roster
- Demonstrated ability to deliver quality nursing care in accordance with the ANMC National Competency Standards for a Registered Nurse
- CHS is leading the drive to digitally transform health service delivery in Australia through the implementation of a territory wide Digital Health Record. Computer literacy skills are required which are relevant to this role as you will be responsible for completing required documentation and becoming a proficient user of the Digital Health Record and/or other Information Technology systems; once proficient, you will need to remain current with changes, updates and contingencies.