First listed on: 01 December 2018

Assistant Director of Nursing and Midwifery (Clinical Support and Projects)

Canberra Health Services
Clinical Services
Women, Youth and Children Operational 

Assistant Director of Nursing and Midwifery (Clinical Support and Projects)

Registered Nurse Level 4.3
Salary Range: $130,586  (PN: 26091) 

Canberra Health Services (CHS) 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 Division of Women, Youth and Children offers a range of primary, secondary and tertiary services across the acute and community based sectors. These services include specialist paediatric services, including high care, adolescents, medical and surgical wards, and day stay and outpatient services. Specialist neonatology services include a tertiary level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and a Special Care Nursery. Maternity Services include antenatal, birthing and postnatal care for low risk women, and women requiring complex care. Reporting to the Director of Nursing and Midwifery, the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) Clinical Support holds a senior leadership position within the Division of Women Youth and Children (WYC). The ADON provides leadership, strategic direction, planning and operational leadership to the clinical support teams to achieve high quality and safe patient care within WYC.  The role also has primary responsibility for flow activities throughout the Centenary Hospital.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory: Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse and/or Midwife. Desirable: Post graduate qualifications in Health Management, Leadership and/or Project Management and Post graduate qualifications in Nursing and/or Midwifery. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check and comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).

Contact Officer: Karen Faichney (02) 5124 7470


For further information, please visit 01GT6


Applications Close: 13 December 2018