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  • 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

  • 2 Nov 2021 4:10 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    WSLHD- Westmead Hospitals growing BTCT Program is advertising for a  Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Transitional Nurse Practitioner (TNP) for Blood Transplant and Cell Therapies (BTCT) to provide safe, competent, and compassionate health care to our blood transplant patient group. 

    Please see details: Blood Transplant and Cell Therapy NP/TNP 

    http://e.rfer.us/HEALTHNSWGOVV6JrPo

  • 15 Sep 2021 12:08 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    eviQ – content author – Nursing/Haematology & BMT – Full-time permanent

    The Cancer Institute NSW St Leonards

    For full details click here

  • 19 Aug 2021 12:15 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    The below roles are currently being advertised.

    Cell Therapies Clinical Quality Manager

    http://e.rfer.us/HEALTHNSWGOVsp0nIA

     

    Clinical Nurse Consultant - Apheresis

    http://e.rfer.us/HEALTHNSWGOVmvmnI7

     

    Nurse Practitioner / Transitional Nurse Practitioner – BTCT 

    http://e.rfer.us/HEALTHNSWGOVWnKnI6

     

    Clinical Coordinator - BTCT   

    http://e.rfer.us/HEALTHNSWGOVxfAnI5

     

  • 18 May 2021 2:27 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Haematology/ Oncology / General Medicine Registered Nurse to join the team at Northern Health. This role requires a driven nurse leader committed to the provision of outstanding cancer care delivery and outcomes for the people and communities in the outer northern suburbs and surrounding regional communities. In the first instance this role is a full time position at 80 hours per fortnight. 

    For more information click here 

    This position closes on 31 May 2021

  • 18 May 2021 12:33 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    An opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced clinical nurse leader for the role of Nurse Unit Manager - Ward 7 South, a dynamic and specialised Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant ward. 

    Employment Status:   Permanent Full Time

    Location:                    Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria

    Hours per week:         40

    The role is a permanent full time position, located within comprehensive Cancer Services at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre, at the Austin Hospital.


    For further information and to apply, visit the Austin Health Careers website.

    Closing date:              30 May 2021

    Enquiries to:

    Contact Person 1:       Belinda Rickard  Email:   

    Contact Number:       0412-129-320

    Contact Person 2:       Helen Longton    Email:    

    Contact Number:       (61 3) 9496-9746

  • 19 Apr 2021 11:38 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Monash Health are now looking to appoint an experienced nursing professional to the role of Haematology Clinical Nurse Consultant (Haematology Inpatient and Outpatients).  This is a permanent (ongoing) role, working full time hours and is based at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton. 

    About the role

    Through building and developing close working relationships with ward based medical, nursing and allied health teams, the Haematology Clinical Nurse Consultant supports and educates haematology patients and their carers from diagnosis and throughout their disease journey. This occurs in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. 

    Key responsibilities of the role include:

    • Education and information provision to patients and their carers
    • Assessments and referrals: physical and pyscho-social
    • Coordination of blood tests, blood product support, diagnostic investigations and medication management
    • Liaising with the Haematology Consultants, Registrars and the Medical infusion centres and Chemotherapy Day Units across all sites. 
    • Assisting with streamlining the patients' care
    • Supervision and education of nursing staff in the delivery of cancer therapies
     Closing date is 28 April 2021

    To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

  • 27 Feb 2021 8:11 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    Clinical Nurse Consultant - Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator

    Haematology Nurses - an exciting opportunity to join the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) Transplant team in the role of Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Coordinator Clinical Nurse Consultant. The position is permanent full time.  Closes 3 March 2021 

    Link to the job adv here

  • 17 Feb 2021 2:35 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    The HSANZ Nurses Group Myeloma Specialist Practice Network is a very active group, with Tracy King at the helm. She not only applied for and received funding from a pharma company, however, also received an Innovation Award for developing MyeTxScheduler, a tool for clinicians to create treatment schedules to help patients to adhere to treatment protocols. The tool is pre-populated with standard myeloma treatment scheduled based on eviQ protocols, with flexibility to adapt to individual patient needs. 

    It is being rolled out in stages across Australia and New Zealand.

    More details here

  • 18 Jan 2021 4:08 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

    President: Nicole Gavin (QLD)

      

    • RN, PhD | Nurse Researcher | Cancer Care Services
    • Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and Queensland University of Technology

    Nicole Gavin is Senior Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology and Nurse Research at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with adjunct affiliations at the University of Queensland and Griffith University. She is an experienced haematology and bone marrow transplant nurse. Nicole’s PhD investigated the effect of parenteral nutrition on microbial growth and its influence on catheter-related infection in patients with a central venous access device. Her postdoctoral research is broadly focused in preventing and managing infections in patients diagnosed with cancer. Nicole has been an associate nurse member of HSANZ since 2010 and has been the Queensland Representative and Vice President.

     Vice President – and WA rep: Andrew Steele

    • Clinical Nurse Manager | Haematology Day Ward Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group

     

    Andy started working in Oncology upon qualification in 1991. His first role in Haematology was 3 years later at Derriford Hospital Plymouth and he became Charge nurse there in 1998, attending the EBMT conference the same year. 

    In 2000 Andy moved to Kalgoorlie WA, working in Restorative and Palliative care as a manager and stayed there for 2 years before moving to Perth to work on the Haematology ward. He stayed there for 14 years night and day and then moved to the Haematology Day Ward as Clinical Nurse Specialist and then Manager in 2014. He has been a Nurses Representative for WA since 2015. He has an interest in Change theory presenting several times at the Blood conference and organised and chaired  the nurses stream of Blood 2019 in Perth.

    Treasurer – Elise Button

    • RN, BN, GCertPallCare, MAdPrac(Hons), PhD
    • Research Fellow, Centre for Healthcare Transformation, Queensland University of Technology
    • Nurse Researcher, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

     

    Elise Button is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Healthcare Transformation, Queensland University of Technology and Nurse Researcher in Cancer Care Services at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. She is an experienced haematology and bone marrow transplant nurse and an early career researcher. Elise’s research interests are focused on integration of palliative care, quality measures of end-of-life care and value-based health care.

    Qld State Representative Jodie Marsh  

    • RN, B. Nursing (Pre Registration), Grad Cert Cancer Nursing, Masters Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
    • Nurse Practitioner – Haematology / BMT Townsville University Hospital  

     

    Jodie is a Nurse Practitioner Townsville University Hospital.  She has 23 years’ experience in Cancer Nursing with the majority involved in Haematology, Blood and Marrow Transplant and apheresis.  She is an active member of both Haematology and BMT reference group committees with EVIQ and State Wide Cancer Clinical Network Specialist Education Committee.  Clinical areas of interest are Clinical Morphology, Acute Leukemias, Apheresis and Blood and Marrow Transplant. Qld Pathology credentialled in procedural Bone Marrow Biopsy.

    Myeloma Specialist Practice Network - Tracy King RN MN

    • Myeloma Clinical Nurse Consultant, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW
    • Clinical Research Fellow; Clinical Lecturer; PhD Candidate, Cancer Nursing Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney University. 


    Tracy King is a past President of the Nurses Group and currently, Myeloma Clinical Nurse Consultant at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; Clinical Research Fellow, Lecturer and PhD candidate at the Cancer Nursing Research Unit, Sydney University. With over 28 years’ experience in the field of Haematology / BMT, Tracy developed a specialist interest in myeloma 20yrs ago working with the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF), now Myeloma UK. Since coming to Australia Tracy has been an active member of a range of national and international professional working groups including those of the Cancer Institute NSW; Myeloma and Related Disease Registry (MRDR), Chair of the HSANZ Myeloma Specialist Practice Network (M-SPN) and Past President and co-founder of the HSANZ Nurses Group. Most recently Tracy has been invited as a member of the IMF Nurse Leadership Board (NLB) and leads the nurse’s program development and delivery during the International Myeloma Workshop (IMW).  Tracy completed a master’s in nursing leadership and is currently a PhD candidate at Sydney University. She was awarded the Outstanding Research Achievement Nursing & Midwifery Award 2019 by Sydney Local Health Network (SLHD) for her leadership and research in better understanding the experiences of those affected by myeloma taking high dose steroids and the role of patient reported outcome measures (PROM). 


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