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ICU/CCU Registered Nurse Level 1

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Dec 17 2022

ICU/CCU Registered Nurse Level 1

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Various Permanent Full Time/Part Time positions

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


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 presentations and a focus each month.


About the role 

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced motivated Critical Care RN to join the enthusiastic team in the Level 1 role. The Registered Nurse within a Critical 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


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
  • Previous ICU work experience within Australian Hospitals, required to be ICU competent.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • COVID-19 vaccinations (mandatory)


Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Sunday 17th December 2022


How to apply

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

  • A one page cover letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this role (a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application)
  • Current Resume that includes contact details for at least 2 professional referees

Applications must be submitted online via:

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:


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         




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