Capital Health Network, ACT’s primary health network, is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to provide specialised knowledge and support to people with Parkinson’s to facilitate and support self-management of their condition.

Based within the health hub of Deakin ACT, the full-time Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist will have a community focus working with people in their homes and attending appointments with them, where appropriate.

They will also play a key role in supporting the delivery of integrated multidisciplinary care to people with Parkinson’s, including working with GPs, specialists, hospital services, nursing and allied health professionals, aged care and support agencies, and Parkinson’s ACT.

Parkinson’s Nurse Program

The Parkinson’s Nurse Program is a joint initiative between Capital Health Network, Parkinson’s ACT and Rotary Club of Hall. The 3-year pilot program aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people with Parkinson’s.

The program also aims to optimise the available resources for people with Parkinson’s across the health, social services and community sector, to improve care pathways and reduce the potential for hospital admissions and institutional care.

Capital Health Network

Capital Health Network, the ACT’s primary health network, plays a pivotal role in supporting general practice, primary, aged care and community care services to better meet the health needs of the community. Capital Health Network provides a positive and stimulating work environment with a diverse group of health professionals. This position provides access to flexible work hours, ongoing professional development and support, and access to generous salary packaging arrangements.

For further enquiries: Andrew Mead, Practice Development Manager, Capital Health Network on 02 6287 8040 or a.mead [at] chnact.org.au

Applications close: COB Monday 14 May 2018

How to apply

Position documentation can be found on this page. Please send your application to recruitment [at] chnact.org.au with the name of the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. Your application MUST include a cover letter addressing how your skills and experience will meet the role requirements (max. 2 pages) and your CV (max. 3 pages).