Why choose Canberra Private Hospital?
When you operate at Canberra Private Hospital, you’ll have a committed partner working with you to develop safe and evidence-based models of care tailored to your patients’ needs. We provide advanced technology and equipment, along with a specialist dedicated nursing team, to ensure you can do your finest work – and provide the best possible patient outcomes.
As part of Nexus, our broader private hospital group team is dedicated to putting patients at the centre of Australia’s private healthcare model.
If you are interested in operating at Canberra Private Hospital please send an inquiry to our General Manager/Director of Nursing, and she can arrange a tour of our facilities. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will then send you an Application for accreditation form, and request your:
- AHPRA Registration
- Certified copies of qualifications and college memberships (if applicable)
- Medical Indemnity insurance Certificate
- CV including CPD records
- Two references
- Criminal History Check
- Hand Hygiene / BLS Competency Records.
Our Director of Nursing will check your references and present all documents to Medical Advisory Committee representatives. You will be provided with Interim Privileges while your credentials are reviewed.
Following approval at the next Medical Advisory Committee meeting, full privileges can be granted for a three-year term. Practitioners are required to provide AHPRA and Medical Indemnity documents annually to maintain appointment.
All Nexus Hospitals operate under By-laws approved by the Nexus Hospitals Board. These By-laws empower medical staff to give assurance of quality hospital medical care.
The By-laws outline the management policies approved by the Board, and document
- the Terms of Reference for the Canberra Private Hospital Medical Advisory Committee
- the process of accrediting practitioners at Canberra Private Hospital and defining their scope of practice
- the obligations on accredited practitioners in relation to the safety and the quality of care of patients, and include those relating to patient privacy, open disclosure, infection control and reporting, and medical research
- the expected conduct of accredited practitioners at Canberra Private Hospital.
A full copy of the Canberra Private Hospital By-laws is available on request by email to the Director of Nursing.
Supporting your practice
Once you have been approved by the Medical Advisory Committee, we’ll invite you back to the hospital to meet with the General Manager/Director of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing and to discuss any requirements to configure the equipment or operating theatres to suit your procedures.
Our goal is to ensure every aspect of your practice management and patient care is seamless. So we will also work with your practice manager to ensure our processes can be integrated into their workflows. We encourage your staff to visit our hospital to see and experience your patient journey first hand.
On your first day with us, you’ll be given a comprehensive tour of all the facilities, introduced to our staff, and provided with a car park swipe access card.
GPs and referrers
As part of a private hospital group that puts people before profits, Canberra Private Hospital provides an exceptional experience for your patients within our local community.
We recognise and appreciate your role as a specialist referrer in supporting and informing our patients through their healthcare decisions, and are committed to providing regular updates. By keeping you informed, we can ensure we are all working together to provide the best possible outcomes for your patients.
We will be holding regular GP education sessions at the hospital. If you would like us to send you an invitation, please let us know.
You are welcome to tour our hospital, and see how our focus on patient care is creating a better experience, from admission to post-operative recovery. Please contact us to book an appointment.
Careers with Canberra Private Hospital
Our dedicated nursing and patient care staff have considerable depth of experience. Their smiles are genuine: we enjoy working together as a team to provide exceptional patient care.
We offer a flexible and supportive work environment, with a culture underpinned by co-operation and care. These are just a few reasons our people stay with us for the long-term.See our current opportunities at Nexus