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  • 8 Aug 2022 9:34 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Nurse Manager - Haematology/Oncology Ward 44, MMC
    Monash Medical Centre Clayton – Fulltime Ongoing

    • Leverage your clinical leadership capability
    • Support and develop your nursing team to perform at its best
    • Permanent, full-time role at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton

    About Monash Health and Ward 44

    Ward 44 is a 40 Bed Unit with the main clinical focus being Haematology / Oncology.  Several additional Specialty Medicine Units are also cared for on the ward, such as Dermatology, Endocrinology and Rheumatology.  This clinical diversity ensures that ward 44 is an exciting unit. 

    Monash Health is actively implementing the Cancer Services plan and as part of this the introduction of Cellular Therapies Program is underway.  Ward 44 will play an active role in this program and be responsible for the delivery of stem cell transplantation in the immediate future.   A collaborative and collegiate Multi-disciplinary team, work closely together to provide care for our patients and their families and the Nurse Manager role is a pivotal leadership role to support us in delivering exceptional care every time. 

    About the Role

    This role represents an excellent opportunity for an engaged, enthusiastic and self-motivated nursing professional to lead and develop a team of up to 80 people caring for patients under Speciality Medicine.  The Nurse Manager reports to, and is supported by, the Director of Clinical Operations (DCO) Specialty Medicine. 

    If you are  successful, you will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team including medical, allied health, pharmacy and ward governance professionals as well as our support services and administrative teams.  

    If you are a charismatic, engaging clinical nurse leader with demonstrated recent experience in leading teams, we would be delighted to discuss this opportunity with you.  .   

    About You

    Your highly developed communication skills will help you to effectively lead, and work within, a vibrant and varied team.  Exemplary organisation skills are critical to ensure the competing priorities of the role are effectively managed within our dynamic environment.

    With significant nursing experience in Chemotherapy and Cancer Nursing, you are invested in furthering your knowledge to support your frontline clinical team.  You lead by example and you thrive working in a fast paced environment.  Above all, you are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence-based nursing care to our patients.

    What you need:

    • Significant clinical experience in chemotherapy/ cancer nursing who is passionate about leadership and patient centred care
    • A proven track record of effectively leading people to consistently perform to their potential
    • Demonstrated willingness to foster an environment of innovation and continuous improvement 
    • Current AHPRA registration and Australian working rights
    • Postgraduate studies in management or leadership and membership of a relevant professional nursing association will be highly regarded

    How to Apply

    Applications are only accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit). To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

    For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Carolyn Greely on 0412032290.  

  • 26 Jul 2022 12:11 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Registered Nurse - Day Oncology and new Apheresis Service

    Epworth Freemasons

    East Melbourne, Victoria

    https://epworthhealthcare.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=XALmoYspzRI=&jbc=ere?

    closes 19/08/2022

  • 21 Jul 2022 11:07 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Blood 2022 Sydney
    Travel Grants for Haematology Nurses

    Closing Date: Tuesday 26 July 2022 – Midnight

    WHO CAN APPLY?

    This grant is open to HSANZ Nurse Associate members for attendance at Blood 2022. This conference will be held in Sydney from the 11th - 14th September 2022.

    WHAT DOES THE TRAVEL GRANT INCLUDE?

    The recipients of the grants will be awarded $500 - $1000 depending on state of residence.

    WHO IS PROVIDING THIS GRANT?

    HSANZ are supporting these grants to be awarded via the HSANZ Nurses' Group.

    HOW MANY AWARDS ARE AVAILABLE?

    There are 9 different haematology associate nurse member grants available.

    GUIDELINES / CRITERIA FOR APPLICANTS

    • Applicants must be current financial associate nurse members of HSANZ.

    • Applicants receiving the travel grant will be required to provide a short written report after the conference for the HSANZ Nurses' Group newsletter published post conference.

    • Applicants will be required to present their abstract (if applicable) at a HSANZ Nurses' Group state education meeting at the end of 2022.

    • Applicants receiving support will acknowledge their sponsorship through HSANZ Nurses Group in any presentations, handouts or publications.

      For more information or any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Nicole Gavin HSANZ Nurses’ Group President Email

    • Click here for the application form

  • 4 Jul 2022 3:57 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    The Annual Lymphoma Australia Nursing Conference is fast approaching and you are running out of time to register.

    Details: 28th and 29th July Hybrid Event in the Hunter Valley

    Further details are available on our website including information on how to register to attend, booking the shuttle service to the conference and also accommodation.  Click here

    We have a special code for HSANZ members, that will give you FREE registration, if you register before the 15th July. The code is LAFREE.

    Our finalised agenda can be found below. 

    Click to find out more information

  • 21 Jun 2022 9:50 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Current and former Nurses presidents, Nicole Gavin and Elise Button recently published an article on values and preferences of haematology patients near the end of life. Much of the data came from the HSANZ membership (via the mailing list and at conference - see methods section of publication).

    Click here for the publication



  • 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

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