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  • 19 May 2022 4:20 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Registered Nurse - Oncology/Haematology

     Melbourne

    CBD & Inner Suburbs

    Healthcare & Medical

    Nursing - General Medical & Surgical

    Full time & Part Time

     Alfred Health

    Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

     Part Time / Full Time Permanent roles available 

    • Learn new skills with supported professional development
    • Person-centred model of care
    • Attractive nurse to patient ratios
    • Alfred location 

     The Department 

    The Alfred provides a fully integrated range of cancer treatment services and modalities onsite, from diagnosis through to best supportive care.  This is an opportunity to work in a cancer speciality which may lead to a new career path.

    You will have the chance to work in our comprehensive service, including solid tumour cancers, non-malignant haematology, malignant haematology and stem cell transplantation including autologous and allogeneic transplants.  We also provide care for an extensive range of clinical trials including first in human trials.  

     The Role

    As a clinical nurse, your practice will lead to excellence in patient care. You understand the importance of establishing a relationship between the patient and yourself in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for your patients. You demonstrate the core nursing values of patient centred care, trust and respect in every interaction with patients, carers and colleagues.  You will be supported with a professional development framework which includes key learning concepts to become a skilled clinician in cancer nursing. 

    Requirements

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work as part of a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team
    • Strong patient focus
    • Chemotherapy administration experience is highly desirable but not essential
    • AHPRA Registration 

     Staff Benefits

    This is the place for you if you want to join a friendly, motivated & enthusiastic team and have an interest in becoming a cancer nursing.  We provide a supportive learning environment which is committed to wellbeing of both patients and staff. We have been recognised as a leader in staff wellbeing at Alfred, winning an internal award for innovations in staff wellness initiatives.

    • Discount Health Insurance
    • Salary Packaging
    • Car Parking
    • Child Care
    • Onsite gym facilities

     Come and explore your career in cancer nursing. For any position related queries, please contact Nurse Manager Susanne Collings email

    Job description click here

    Link to apply: https://www.livehire.com/job/alfredhealth/51029

    Applications close 11pm Thursday, 30 June 2022

    Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

    In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

    Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

     Cancer Nursing at The Alfred- Grow With Us: https://youtu.be/aGCIpY9OUcY

  • 27 Apr 2022 4:24 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

     WA Myeloma Support Nurse position we are currently recruiting to. The role is 3 days a fortnight  based in Perth working with our WA nurse Narelle Smith

    SEEK Ad https://www.seek.com.au/job/56664980?type=standard

    PD  https://myeloma.org.au/careers/

     contact Nella Combe, Narelle Smith or Hayley Beer for more information

     applications close on Friday 6th May 

  • 7 Apr 2022 1:52 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Registered Nurse Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant position Royal Melbourne Hospital

    Part Time/Full Time permanent hours available

    The Royal Melbourne Hospital has a 32 bed ward dedicated to the care of patients undergoing treatment for Acute Leukaemia, Non-Malignant Haematology and Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplants. We provide innovative, high quality care to patients throughout all aspects of their treatment journey utilising the expertise of all partners within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.

    The Ward.

    In addition to a supernumerary NUM and large Clinical Nurse Education team Monday to Friday, ward nurses have great access to a range of supports including;

    • Nurse patient ratios 1:3 daytime and 1:5 night time.
    • Clinical Resource Nurse 0930 -1800 daily
    • Health Assistant in Nursing model to support the Registered Nurses
    • Haematology, Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Nurse Consultants and Nurse Practitioners

     About you.

    • AHPRA registered
    • Patient focused
    • Commitment to delivering high standards of care
    • Great communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Enjoy working in a team environment

    Professional Development opportunities.

    • Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing (University of Melbourne).
    • Registered Nurse Introduction to Specialty Education (RISE) program.
    • Beyond the Basics (2 day course covering aspects of Haematology nursing).
    • Bone Marrow Transplant study day.
    • Preceptor in charge program (8-10 week program working alongside nurse in charge).
    • Professional Development Associate Nurse Unit Manager role (rotation nurse in charge role).
    • Additional ward based competencies; central venous access device (CVAD) management, blood management, cytotoxic administration and stem cell administration.

     Benefits of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

    • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program
    •  Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.
    • Salary packaging options, onsite car parking, close to public transport

    The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

     Job application.

    Please send through your CV and Cover letter to Email for further information relating to the role please call Cameron Grant on (03) 93429200

    Applications close 5pm Monday 25th April 2022   Click for document

  • 6 Apr 2022 9:34 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Registered Nurse
    Haematology 5C Ward
    Calvary Mater Newcastle

     Job Number: 18348 

    Link: https://calvarycareers.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=sUy0Y3OkC2c=&jbc=ere

    • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
    • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
    • Multiple full time and part time roles available on a permanent and temporary basis

    About the role

    Reporting to the Nursing Unit Manager you will be employed to work on 5C inpatient Haematology Ward. 5C is a specialist haematology unit and provides care to patients with malignant and non-malignant blood disorders. The most common diagnosis we manage are acute leukaemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. However, any blood disorder can be managed under our specialty. It is common for the ward to be caring for patients receiving high doses and complex chemotherapy as well as autologous stem cell transplants.

    The right candidate should be able to demonstrate recent acute care nursing experience and the ability to work in an established supportive team environment.

    What you bring  

    • Demonstrated recent clinical experience in an acute care and/or hospital setting and a genuine interest in haematology nursing
    • Ability to work unsupervised, proficiently and in an organised manner during periods of high demand and activity
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team

    The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

    About Calvary

    We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

    As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

     Why work for Calvary?

    Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/


    If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now! 
    Link to the role, position description and contact person here  Job Number: 18348

     Please note the following:

    • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
    • Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.
    • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
    • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.

    Position closes 17 April 2022

    Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
  • 17 Mar 2022 12:21 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Registered Nurse – Haematology/Oncology

     ·       Job no: 51029

    ·       Category: Nurse, Registered Nurse

    Alfred Health

    Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

    ·       Part Time / Full Time Permanent roles available 

    ·       Learn new skills with supported professional development

    ·       Person-centred model of care

    ·       Attractive nurse to patient ratios

    ·       Alfred location 

    The Department 

    The Alfred provides a fully integrated range of cancer treatment services and modalities onsite, from diagnosis through to best supportive care.  This is an opportunity to work in a cancer speciality which may lead to a new career path.

    You will have the chance to work in our comprehensive service, including solid tumour cancers, non-malignant haematology, malignant haematology and stem cell transplantation including autologous and allogeneic transplants.  We also provide care for an extensive range of clinical trials including first in human trials.  

    The Role

    As a clinical nurse, your practice will lead to excellence in patient care. You understand the importance of establishing a relationship between the patient and yourself in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for your patients. You demonstrate the core nursing values of patient centred care, trust and respect in every interaction with patients, carers and colleagues.  You will be supported with a professional development framework which includes key learning concepts to become a skilled clinician in cancer nursing. 

     Requirements

    ·       Excellent communication skills

    ·       Ability to work as part of a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team

    ·       Strong patient focus

    ·       Chemotherapy administration experience is highly desirable but not essential

    ·       AHPRA Registration 

     Staff Benefits

    This is the place for you if you want to join a friendly, motivated & enthusiastic team and have an interest in becoming a cancer nursing.  We provide a supportive learning environment which is committed to wellbeing of both patients and staff. We have been recognised as a leader in staff wellbeing at Alfred, winning an internal award for innovations in staff wellness initiatives.

    ·       Discount Health Insurance

    ·       Salary Packaging

    ·       Car Parking

    ·       Child Care

    ·       Onsite gym facilities

     Come and explore your career in cancer nursing. For any position related queries, please contact Susanne Collings (Nurse Manager) email or on 0450 909 989.

    Please apply through our Alfred Health careers link: https://www.livehire.com/job/alfredhealth/51029

    Applications close 11pm Friday, 15 April 2022

    Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

    In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

    Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • 7 Mar 2022 1:44 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Nurse to join our Apheresis/Nurse led PICC insertion team.

    Details of Department

    The Apheresis unit, co-located with the Day Oncology unit, is a specialized service that operates as part of the Austin Health Cancer and Neurosciences Division.

    The unit provides expert nursing services and specializes in the following procedures:

    • Apheresis procedures
    • A Nurse Led service for Peripherally inserted Central Catheters (PICC) for all of Austin Health’s inpatients & outpatients
    • Outpatient follow up for patients with haematological malignancy post chemotherapy treatment, bone marrow transplantation.  
    • Managing patients presenting for Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant within the ambulatory setting
    Enquiries: Angela Mellerick
    Ph: (03) 9496 3491
    Applications Close:11/03/2022

    For more information, click here


  • 9 Feb 2022 9:59 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Are you an internationally educated nurse working in cancer or palliative care setting in Australia?

    Have you obtained your initial nursing qualification overseas before migrating to Australia?

    We are seeking for volunteers to participate in our study.    

    What is this study about?

    This research aims to understand the experiences of internationally educated nurses (IEN) in the context of cancer and end-of-life care. This study explores and analyses how cultural beliefs and practices of IENs inform their delivery of nursing care. Considering the cultural diversity of Australia and its nursing workforce, understanding this phenomenon deserves attention to advance culturally sensitive care and enhance IENs' workplace experience.

    Why participate?

    You will contribute valuable information to advance knowledge and understanding of your experience and may inform future strategies to enhance your work experience.                                                                            

    Who can participate?

    • Registered nurses who obtained their initial nursing qualification overseas; and
    • With work experience in cancer or palliative care setting in Australia for 12 months or greater.

    What do I need to do?

    • Attend a telephone interview
    •  The interview may take approximately 60 minutes and will be audio-recorded. All information will be kept confidential.

    If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact Jay Balante at jay.balante@sydney.edu.au or through mobile at 0410 808 159. If you know someone who might be interested in participating, please share the study information with them.

    For more information click here

    This study has been approved by the Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee – Concord Repatriation General Hospital (Protocol Number: 2020/ETH02502).

  • 11 Jan 2022 11:21 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    HSANZ has endorsed these Guidelines and provide them for your information. Nicole Gavin, HSANZ Associate Nurse Member was one of the authors.

    CNSA would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to our Vascular Access Device & Infusion Therapy Specialist Practice Network (VAD&IT SPN), eviQ and all who have worked tirelessly to develop the revised CNSA Vascular Access Devices: Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guidelines. In a CNSA first, these guidelines are hosted directly on the CNSA website and detail the latest evidence and recommendations for patients with cancer with peripheral intravenous cannulas and central venous access devices.

    The guidelines provide standardised, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and recommendations for the safe, effective, and efficient management of vascular access devices for the patient with cancer. This knowledge base, with clinical expertise, the preferences of the individual patient, product knowledge and application, and local context of the individual healthcare environment can be integrated into comprehensive approach to vascular access management for the individual cancer patient.

    They have been received enthusiastically within Australia, with endorsement coming from the Australia Vascular Access Society (AVAS), the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR), the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) Intravenous Nursing New Zealand (IVNNZ) and Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ). 

    These guidelines cover Patency, Occlusion Prevention and Management and include:

    • Education & Competency
    • Patency Assessment
    • Flushing & Locking Practices
    • Needleless Connector & Patency
    • Catheter Tip & PIVC Position
    • Blood Specimens & Interventional Radiology
    • Confounding Factors & Patency
    • Occlusion Assessment & Management

    You can now access these online at www.cnsa.org.au/VADguidelines. or

    Vascular Access Devices: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines

  • 15 Dec 2021 1:58 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    About the role

    Barwon Health now has an exciting leadership opportunity within Cancer Services.  This vacancy is for the role of Nurse Unit Manager within the ALCC Oncology, Haematology & Radiotherapy Day Ward and provides treatments including chemotherapy, blood product transfusions, specimen collections and a range of other cancer procedures.

    The primary objective of this role is to provide leadership, planning and delivery of a high quality service whilst developing and maintaining a professional and collaborative partnership in the overall management of Barwon Health.

    About the facility

    The Andrew Love Cancer Centre (ALCC) is a comprehensive cancer centre that has provided expert care to those affected by cancer in Geelong and southwest Victoria in a supportive and caring environment since 1992.

    Our service gives adults living in the Barwon South West region access to world class cancer treatment.  Based in Geelong, we have state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and highly skilled health professionals who provide personalised treatment and care. Chemotherapy, haematology and radiotherapy services are provided at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre.

    For full details click here

    Role: Nurse Unit Manager - Cancer Centre Dayward

    Contact Person: Emma Standen

    Contact Person Job Title : Operations Manager, Cancer Services

    Contact Number: (03) 42152785

    Closing Date: 16/01/2022

    To apply: https://bit.ly/31QBk7i

    If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email  noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

    We at Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

    This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

  • 2 Nov 2021 4:17 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Concord are currently advertising for an RN to come and work part time with their magnificent apheresis team. They are about to move into a fabulous new facility where they  will be in a self-contained humidity and temperature-controlled unit with a surge capacity to six Optia's.  

    External job search link: http://e.rfer.us/HEALTHNSWGOVRZbrIo

    I work for NSW : https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/registered-nurse-apheresis-279933

    SEEK:  https://www.seek.com.au/job/54617335?type=standard#searchRequestToken=737672c2-2eae-48e9-899d-a25215543b03

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