Position Details
Reference Number 20469
Position Title Registered Nurse - Transition to Critical Care
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Award Classification ACTPub Nursng&MidW 13-17 - REGISTERED NURSE 1 YR 2
ACTPub Nursng&MidW 13-17 - REGISTERED NURSE 1 YR 8
Salary $66,017.00 to $84,888.00 Per Annum
Hours 38
Job Advertisement

Registered Nurse Level 1 – Intensive Care Unit

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Permanent Full Time

Salary: $66,017 - $84,888 (Plus Shift Allowance and Super)


About Calvary


Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) is a 265 bed multi-discipline, modern healthcare facility serving the ACT community. At CPHB, our patients and their families expect a highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated workforce. Calvary staff pride themselves on ‘being for others’. The patient journey is at the centre of Calvary’s philosophy within our models of care. Calvary continues to grow and develop as we improve our services today and prepare for the services of tomorrow.


About the role 


The Intensive Care Unit at Calvary specialises in caring for critically ill patients. We have a dedicated group of intensive care specialists operating 24 hours a day. You will be joining a friendly, highly specialised multi-disciplinary team who are passionate about delivering excellence in patient care. Your professional development will be supported with an experienced Nurse Educator and Clinical Development Nurses.


What you bring 


We are seeking Registered Nurses (with at least 12 months nursing experience) who possess excellent problem solving and decision making skills to join our Transition Program (ICU and CCU). The Transition Program is a structured 1 year program aimed at preparing nurses to work within the critical care environment.

You must be an enthusiastic learner, who is capable of committing time to learning, and be an effective communicator who can work autonomously but who also functions well as part of a team.


How to apply?


Applicants are expected to respond in writing with the following:

  • A cover letter (max 1 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

Closing date for applications:  COB Sunday 25th November 2018

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

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


Contact officer for further information:

Rachel Longhurst




Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have current registration with AHPRA?
Essential: Do you have evidence of eligibility to work in Australia? (Australian Citizenship, Permanent residency, New Zealand Citizenship or valid temporary visa with entitlements to work)
Essential: Are you willing to undergo a fitness for work assessment?
Essential: Do you have or are you able to obtain a Working with Vulnerable People card?
Contact Person Rachel Longhurst
Contact Email rachel.longhurst@calvary-act.com.au
Closing Date 25/11/2018
Position Description & Supporting Documents
PD - RN1 - Transition.docx Open