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Cardiology Outpatient Registered Nurse

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 22 2022

Cardiology Outpatient Registered Nurse Level 1

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Permanent Part Time Positions

Salary Nurse: $72,698 - $97,112 (Plus Super) Pro Rata

 

About the role 

A new exciting opportunity exists for an RN level 1 to fill a newly developed role as the Cardiology Outpatient Registered Nurse. They will be required to coordinate and supervise specialised cardiology outpatient services procedures and clinics. This role would assist the Cardiologist to prepare and deliver the outpatient cardiology services and contribute to associated administrative duties, including but not limited to working with the Cardiologist and NAPs clerks to ensure smooth booking of patients.

There will be both clinical aspects and non-clinical duties for this role. They will be responsible for and will provide high quality safe care for patients presenting for these clinics in collaboration with Cardiologists and Non-admits clerks. There will also be a non-clinical component of the role to ensure the clinics are prepared properly, policy and procedure development, consumer information development, quality improvement projects and other adhoc administration tasks.

This role is currently part time, 5 days a fortnight (0.5 FTE, 40 hrs a fortnight) and the applicant will need to be available from Wednesday to Friday as per the schedule for the outpatient clinics. At the present time the clinic are scheduled during business hours (0800 to 1730).

 

 What you bring 

  • Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality nursing care in accordance with the ANMC National Competency Standards for a Registered Nurse
  • Holds a current ALS qualification
  • 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.
  • Apply evidence based guidelines to achieve positive care outcomes for recipients of healthcare services
  • Evidence of commitment to maintaining ongoing professional development through participation in education and training activities relevant to clinical practice.
  • COVID-19 vaccinations (mandatory)

  

About ICU/CCU at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

The Critical Care Unit is a 16-bed Level 4 facility providing Intensive Care, High Dependency, and Coronary Care Services. The unit is known for its high quality patient care and care improvement, strong multidisciplinary team focus and its supportive staff environment. The unit has a dedicated Education Team with a robust education calendar that incorporates simulations, in-services from all disciplines including medical and a focus each month. The unit also support the Cardiology department with their Outpatient Clinics to ensure high quality safe patient care is given at all times. Calvary Bruce also has free parking.

 

Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Monday 22nd August 2022

 

How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • A cover letter (max 2 page) stating your suitability (using the position description as a guide) for the role; a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application
  • Current Resume
  • Contact details of 2 professional referees

Applications must be submitted online via: http://www.calvary-act.com.au/career-vacancies.html

Note the outcome of this recruitment may be used to appoint to temporary, full-time and part-time positions within 12 months

 

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

 

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

 

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

 

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

 

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies

 

Contact officer for further information:

Amanda O’Donnell         

ADON ICU/CCU

Email: Amanda.O’Donnell@calvary-act.com.au

 

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