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Reference Number 13987
Position Title Nurse Practitioner
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity Hospitals
Location Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Award / Enterprise Agreement Classification ACT PUB - Nursing & Midwifrey EA - REGISTERED NURSE 4 G2
Salary $132,803.00
Hours 40
Position Summary

Nurse Practitioner  – Clare Holland House (Registered Nurse  Level 4.2)

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce - Clare Holland House

Permanent Full Time Position

Salary: $132,803.00 


About Calvary Clare Holland House

At Clare Holland House we provide specialist palliative care services to the ACT and the surrounding district. The service includes a 19 bed Inpatient Unit and the Community Specialist Palliative Care Service (which is the only Tertiary Service in the ACT). We provide high quality, skilled, and compassionate care to patients with an advancing illness who are no longer responding to curative treatment. Clare Holland House is located in beautiful parkland settings on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Calvary staff pride themselves on ‘being for others’. The patient journey is at the center of Calvary’s philosophy within our models of care.


About the role 

We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner to work within our Specialist Palliative aged care team (PEACE) who provide in reach support to residents in Residential Aged care facilities .  

Duties will include

·        Working within Residential Aged Care Facilities

·        Clinical assessment , diagnosis and planning for palliative patients with complex Symptoms, physical and Psychosocial needs  

·        Triaging and managing Referrals to the PEACE team

·        Facilitating palliative care needs Rounds

·        Running Case Conferences for residents and families  and all relevant groups including to articulate agreed  Goals of Care

·        Actively participating in education within the Specialist Palliative care service but also in delivered programs such as PEPA



How to apply?

Applicants are expected to respond in writing with a cover letter outlining 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: 11:45 pm, 22nd November 2020 


Applications must be submitted online via:


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


Contact officer for further information:

Amanda Keogh

Manager Clare Holland House


Selection Criteria Essential: Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labor market testing
Contact Person Amanda Keogh
Contact Number (02) 6264 7300
Contact Email
Closing Date 22/11/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.